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Mijaín López

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMijaín•López Núñez
Used nameMijaín•López
Other namesMijal López
Born20 August 1982 in Los Palacios (CUB)
Measurements198 cm / 130 kg
AffiliationsCEAR Cuba, Habana
NOC Cuba

Biography

Mijal López had the following finishes at major championships – 2005 World Championship: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2007 World Championship: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2006 World Championship: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 2002 World Championship: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (13th); 2003 World Championship: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (16th); 2003 Pan-American Games: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2007 Pan-American Games: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2003 Pan-American Games: 120.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2004 Summer Olympics Wrestling CUB Mijaín López
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 5
2008 Summer Olympics Wrestling CUB Mijaín López
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Wrestling CUB Mijaín López
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2016 Summer Olympics Wrestling CUB Mijaín López
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2008 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony CUB Mijaín López
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony CUB Mijaín López
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony CUB Mijaín López
2016 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony CUB Mijaín López
2016 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony CUB Mijaín López

Olympic family relations

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