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Roberto Urrutia
American-Cuban weightlifter

Roberto Urrutia

Roberto Urrutia
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Intro American-Cuban weightlifter
Is Athlete Weightlifter
From Cuba United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 1957
Age 66 years
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Roberto Antonio Urrutia Herdez (born December 7, 1957 in Cuba), known as Tony Urrutia, was an Olympic weightlifter. He later defected to, and competed for, the United States.

Weightlifting achievements

  • Senior world champion (1977–1979).
  • Olympic team member (Cuban Team 1976; U.S.A. Team 1988 and 1992).
  • Pan Am Games champion (1975 and 1979).
  • Silver medalist in Pan Am Games (1987).
  • Senior national champion (1987–1989, 1991, and 1992).
  • Set five world records during career.
  • All-time senior American record holder in clean and jerk and total.
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