José Aguilar

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJosé•Aguilar Pulsán
Used nameJosé•Aguilar
Born19 December 1958 in Guantánamo (CUB)
Died4 April 2014 in Guantánamo (CUB)
Measurements173 cm / 64 kg
NOC Cuba


José Aguilar was on the Cuban national team from 1976-84, during which time he won the Olympic light-welterweight bronze in 1980, light-welterweight bronze at the 1979 Pan-American Games and welterweight silver at the 1983 Pan-American Games. Aguilar also won golds (in 1980 and in 1982 in light-welterweight) and bronze (in 1976 in lightweight) at the Central American and Caribbean Championships. Domestically Aguilar won four Cuban titles – in 1978 in lightweight, in 1980 and 1981 in light-welterweight and in 1983 in light-middleweight. Aguilar finished his sporting career after Cuba decided to boycott the 1984 Olympics and later worked as a boxing coach in his native Guantánamo.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Boxing CUB José Aguilar
Light-Welterweight, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze

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