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Mrs Yumilka RUIZ LUACES

Mrs Yumilka RUIZ LUACES

Yumilka RUIZ LUACES
Entry in the IOC 2008
Country CUB (Cuba)
Born 08 May 1978
Education
Graduate in Physical and Sports Education

Career
Captain of the women’s national volleyball team (2001-2008)

Sports practised
Volleyball

Sports career
Gold medallist at the Olympic Games in 1996 and 2000; bronze medallist at the Olympic Games in 2004, gold medallist at the World Championships in 1998, gold medallist at the World Cup in 1999, gold medallist at Grand Prix in 2000


Sports administration
Member of the Cuban Volleyball Federation; member then vice-president of the Cuban Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission

IOC History
Member of the following commissions: Athletes (2008-); Olympic Solidarity (2009-)