Taekwondo sportsman who won a yellow metal medal in the 2000 Summer season Olympics in Sydney. He 1st gained popularity in 1999, when he earned a metallic medal in the Skillet American Games. In the 2008 Olympics he received an eternity ban from the activity when he kicked a referee carrying out a disqualification. He was created in Holguin, Cuba. His anger at becoming disqualified was publicly backed by Cuban chief executive Fidel Castro.