Cuban Gymnast Erick Lopez interview

Erick Lopez is the athlete with the largest number of medals from the Pan American Games (18) …

It would be easy for someone with his track record to blow his own trumpet, but Erick Lopez has always been a humble and simple man …

 I suffered the prejudices of being Black, Latin and Cuban, like previous generations at the World Championships. …

Havana Times

(via GymCastic)

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

One thought on “Cuban Gymnast Erick Lopez interview”

  1. Lopez writes: I suffered the prejudices of being Black, Latin and Cuban, like previous generations at the World Championships.”

    This is nonsense. The REASON Cubans didn’t win medals at Worlds in the 70s and 80s despite astonishing athleticism is they were sloppy, particularly on LANDINGS.

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