Yanelis Andreu Sánchez

Yanelis Andreu Sanchez . Retired water polo athlete . She is the glory of Cuban sports She was part of the team that won a gold medal at the Central American and Caribbean Games held in Cartagena de Indias , Colombia in 2006 and a bronze medal at the Pan American Games .


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  • 1 Biographical summary
    • 1 Sports career
    • 2 El retiro
  • 2 international events
  • 3 See also
  • 4 Sources

biographical synthesis

He was born on October 11, 1976 in the city of Camagüey . She studied at the Nautical Sports Academy and at the EIDE Cerro Pelado , being champion in the sport of Diving , resulting in her being the highest accumulator.

sports career

In swimming , he obtained relevant results, obtaining first place in the 200 m breaststroke, bronze in the 100 m breaststroke and medalist in the free and combined relay in different categories. In 1992 he began practicing water polo .

She participated in the first National School Games in the 15-16 year old category where for the first time 12 times, 14 regulations and 8 overtime were played, there she was the most useful athlete to her team.

For three months he was part of the Inés Luaces Sánchez Provincial ESPA student body and from there he joined the national team where he stayed from 1993 to 2009 .

She was runner-up 16 times in 1st category national events, always integrating the All Stars. She participated in the I, II, IV and V Cuban Sports Olympiad where Orientales won the gold medal.


Active retirement occurred in 2009 . He teaches classes to children in the category 9 – 10 years. She has obtained results as a coach incorporating 2 young talents to the Nautical Sports Academy.

International events

Year Tournament Country Result
1993 Central American and Caribbean Games Havana Cuba 1ro
1994 Junior Pan American Championship Havana Cuba 4th place
2002 Panamerican Games La Romana Dominican Republic 1ro
2003 Panamerican Games Winnipeg Canada 4th place
2005 Premundial Mexico City Mexico 1ro
2005 Copa Children Mexico City Mexico 2do
2005 world Championship Montreal Canada 9th place
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena Colombia 1ro
2006 For the World Cup Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2do
2007 Panamerican Games Rio de Janeiro Brazil 3ro
2007 world Championship Rio de Janeiro Brazil 9th place
2009 Central Americans (Qualifying) Laura Venezuela 1ro


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