2003 Cuba World Cup team biographies

By Janessa Pierce | March 17, 2003, 12 a.m. (ET)
55 kg/121 lbs. Rene Montero Third in 2003 Dave Schultz Memorial International… 2002 World Champion... 2001 Junior World Champion... 1999 Junior World Champion... 1999 Cerro Pelado champion (Cuba)... Third in 1998 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Born November 23, 1979... 60 kg/132 lbs. Yandro Quintana DNP in 2002 World Championships (12th)... 2002 Pan American Championships champion... Seventh in 2001 World Championships... 2001 Pan American Championships champion... DNP in 2000 Junior World Championships (14th)... 2000 Pan American Championships champion... Second in 2000 World Cup... Third in 1999 Junior World Championships... Third in 1998-99 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Sixth in 1998 Cadet World Youth Games... Sixth in 1997 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Born November 11, 1980... 66 kg/145.5 lbs. Carlos Ortiz DNP in 2002 World Championships (20th)... 1994, 1997, 2001 and 2002 Pan American Champion... DNP in 2001 World Championships (22nd)... Sixth in 2000 Olympic Games... Second in 2000 Pan American Championships... DNP in 1999 World Championships (23rd)... Third in 1996 and 1999 World Cup... Second in 1999 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Fifth in 1998 World Cup... Second in 1998 Pan American Championships... Fifth in 1998 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Second in 1997 World Cup... Fourth in 1997 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Second in 1996 Roger Coulon Tournament (France)... 1995-96 Cerro Pelado Tournament champion (Cuba)...Third in 1995 Pan American Games... DNP in 1994 World Championships... Second in 1994 Goodwill Games... Second in 1994 U.S. Open International... Third in 1994 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Third in 1993 Cuban "All-Star" Tournament... Fifth in 1990 Junior World Championships... Born December 4, 1973... 74 kg/163 lbs. Daniel Gonzalez Third in 1999 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Fifth in 1998 World Cup... Second in 1998 Pan American Championships... Seventh in 1998 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Fifth in 1997 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Second in 1996 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Third in 1996 World Cup... Ninth in 1995 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... 1991 Cadet World Champion... Born March 9, 1975... 84 kg/185 lbs. Yoel Romero 2003 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Named Ultimate Titan at 2003 Titan Games… Second in 2002 World Championships... 2001-02 Pan American Championships champion... Third in 2001 World Championships... Second in 2000 Olympic Games... 1998 and 2000 World Cup champion... 1999 World Champion... Third in 1999 Pan American Games... Second in 1999 World Cup... 1997 and 1999 Cerro Pelado Tournament champion (Cuba)... Third in 1998 World Championships... 1998 Pan American Champion... Second in 1998 Cerro Pelado Tournament... Fifth in 1997 World Championships... Second in 1997 Junior World Championships... Third in 1997 World Cup... Fourth in 1995 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Height: 179 cm... Born April 3, 1977... 96 kg/211.5 lbs. Wilfredo Morales Second at 2003 Dave Schultz Memorial Internationals… Seventh in 2002 World Championships... Second in 2002 Pan American Championships... Tenth in 2001 World Championships... 2000-01 Pan American Championships champion... DNP in 2000 Olympic Games (14th)... Third in 2000 World Cup... Seventh in 1999 World Championships... Second in 1999 Pan American Games... Third in 1998-99 World Cup... 1998 Pan American Championships champion... 1995-96 and 1998-99 Cerro Pelado Tournament champion (Cuba)... Eighth in 1997 World Championships... Fourth in 1997 World Cup... Second in 1997 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Ninth in 1996 Olympics... Second in 1996 Roger Coulon Tournament (France)... 1994 and 1996 Pan American Championships champion... Seventh in 1995 World Championships... 1995 Pan American Games champion... Eighth in 1994 World Championships... 1994 U.S. Open International champion... Third in 1991 and 1993 World Cup... 1993 Cuban "All-Star" Tournament champion... Second in 1992 and 1994 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Third in 1991 and 1993 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Second in 1989 Pan American Championships... Fourth in 1989 Espoir World Championships... Third in 1988 Junior World Championships... Lives in Cerro... Graduated from Ciudad Libertad in 1993 with a degree in electronic technology... His son's name is Wilfredo... Height: 6-4 or 195 cm... Born March 17, 1971... 120 kg/264.5 lbs. Alexis Rodriguez 2003 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Second in 2002 World Championships... Second in 2002 Pan American Championships... Third in 2001 World Championships... 2001 Pan American Championships champion... Third in 2000 Olympic Games...Third in 2000 Pan American Championships... Fifth in 2000 World Cup... DNP in 1999 World Championships (16th)... Second in 1999 Pan American Games... Second in 1999 World Cup... 1997 and 1999 Cerro Pelado Tournament champion (Cuba)... 1998 World Champion... Third in 1998 World Cup... Second in 1998 Pan American Championships... Second in 1998 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Second in 1997 World Championships... Second in 1997 Junior World Championships... Second in 1997 World Cup... 1996 Junior World Champion... Second in 1996 Pan American Championships... Third in 1996 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Seventh in 1995 Cerro Pelado Tournament (Cuba)... Born July 7, 1978...
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