Yulitza Meneses Cuba

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Competed in

Date of birth

09 Nov 1985


London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Yulitza Meneses competed in CANOE SPRINT

Did you know?

  • There are 12 medal races for canoe sprinters, nine in kayaks and three in canoes.
  • The difference is easy to spot: kayak racers sit in the boat and use a paddle with two blades, while canoe athletes kneel and use a single-bladed paddle which they switch from side to side.
  • Races are held over distances of 200m, 500m or 1000m, either solo, in pairs or in teams of four.
  • Over 90% of all Olympic medals in canoeing have been won by European nations.
  • The most famous competitor of all is the German Birgit Fischer, who won an incredible eight gold and four silver medals between 1980 and 2004.

Results for Yulitza Meneses

Date Event Rank Mark
9 Aug Women's Kayak Double 500m Final, Final B 6 1:50.124
7 Aug Women's Kayak Double 500m Semi-finals, Semi-final 2 8 1:51.428
7 Aug Women's Kayak Double 500m Heats, Heat 1 6 1:46.587