Cuban volleyball participant who won 3 Olympic yellow metal medals in consecutive Olympics, in 1992, 1996, and 2000. She started playing volleyball at age 10. She actually is best known on her behalf remarkable jumping capability, assessed at 3.39 meters to get a standing up vertical. She grew up on a plantation with her two brothers and three sisters. She earned her third yellow metal medal in 2000, four years before Misty Might started her string of three right Olympic yellow metal medals.