Estela Rodríguez Villanueva Judoka
Estela Rodríguez Villanueva
Estela Rodríguez Villanueva
Country: Cuba | Born: 12 November 1967 | Passed away: 10 April 2022 (54 years)
Former judo star Estela Rodriguez Villanueva, was the 1989 World Champion for Cuba. She won three World Championships medals and was Olympic finallist for Cuba in 1992 and 1996. Rodriguez captured the gold medal at the Tournoi de Paris in 1992. She died of a heart attack in April 2022. “Estela” as she was called by friends and admirers, stood out within a golden generation of Cuban judokas and she set a legendary record. For a long time she was in the ‘army’ of famous coach Ronaldo Veitia with lots of other successful women.
Competitions - Medal overview
Olympic Games 0 2 0
World Championships 1 1 1
Continental Championships 4 1 1
World Cups/Continental Open 7 2 5
International Tournaments 19 4 3
National Championships Seniors 11 2 1
Event Olympic Games
Event World Championships
Event Continental Championships
Event World Cups/Continental Open
Event International Tournaments
Event National Championships Seniors
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