Name: Yeisser Ramirez
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Epee Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 6-6
Weight: 190
DOB: 11/5/1986
Birthplace: Cuba
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Team/Club: Peter Westbrook Foundation
Coach(es): Kornel Udvarhelyi
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th (team), 30th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 - 48th (Team)
  • Years of Participation: 2015
  • Top Finish: 48th - 2015 (Team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 Stockholm Satellite Tournament, Bronze (individual)
  • 2015 Pan American Championships, 12th (individual)
  • 2013 Division 1 Men's Epee National Championships, 3rd (individual)
  • 2013 November North American Cup, 1st (individual)
  • 2012 Division 1 Men's Epee National Championships, 2nd (individual)
  • 2012 January North American Cup, 2nd (individual)
Personal: Son of Idalmis Ferrer and Francisco Ramirez...Speaks Spanish...Came to the U.S. in 2007...Started coaching in 2008 and has experience with all levels of athletes...Took home bronze at the 2016 Stockholm Satellite Tournament (individual)...Second favorite sport is basketball...Fell in love with cooking when he was 15 years old