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Yarelys Barrios

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Country  Cuba
Height  1.72 m
Name  Yarelys Barrios

Event(s)  Discus
Sport  Athletics
Weight  89 kg
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Full name  Yarelis Barrios Castaneda
Born  July 12, 1983 (age 39) (1983-07-12) Pinar del Rio, Pinar del Rio
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw
Similar People  Sandra Perkovic, Denia Caballero, Darya Pishchalnikova, Stephanie Brown Trafton, Nadine Muller

Yarelys Barrios Castañeda (also Yarelis Barrios Castañeda; born July 12, 1983 in Pinar del Río) is a female discus thrower from Cuba.


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She won the Diamond Race in the women's discus throw of the IAAF Diamond League both in 2010 and in 2011.

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She won the 2012 Cuban National Championships with a personal best throw of 68.03 metres.

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Barrios finished the Olympic discus competition in 2008 in the second place, but was disqualified by the IOC on September 1, 2016 because of doping due to a sample reanalysis which resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance Acetazolamide.

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Barrios sold her Olympic silver medal on auction site, eBay, for unknown reasons, and it was bought for $11,000 (£9,000).


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  • Barrios originally finished 4th in the 2012 Summer Olympics, but she moved up a position after Darya Pishchalnikova was disqualified for testing positive for the anabolic steroid oxandrolone.
  • References

    Yarelys Barrios Wikipedia