Héctor Rodriguez Torres Judoka
Héctor Rodriguez Torres
Héctor Rodriguez Torres
Country: Cuba | Born: 12 August 1951 (70 years)
Judoka Héctor Rodriguez Torres was the first ever Olympic Champion for Cuba in 1976. The Cuban trailblazer earned the nickname ‘The Volcano of Montreal’ when he took Olympic gold. The 1973 world bronze medallist paved the way for young Cubans to follow in his footsteps. After retiring Rodriguez coached the national team and led his charges to the World Youth Championships success before moving on to work in a High-Performance Centre in Madrid.
Competitions - Medal overview
Event
 
Olympic Games 1 0 0
World Championships 0 0 1
Continental Championships 0 1 1
International Tournaments 6 1 3
National Championships Seniors 1 0 1
Event Olympic Games
Event World Championships
Event Continental Championships
Event International Tournaments
Event National Championships Seniors