He defended his position in the boat with the same enthusiasm as he did in the meeting room of the Cuban Parliament, a long road from Caimanera, home of his beginnings in the sport, to Halifax (2022), and then in Duisburg (2023). ). , to become a double world champion and also the youngest member of the National Assembly of People Power.
Yarisleidis Cirilo Dubois, the best athlete of the year 2022 in the country, is now an ambassador of Cuban women in the world with all that it means: courage, maturity, responsibility, joy, love, and unwavering faith in itself, what you can achieve if you believe in it above all else.
It’s true that now they see me as a great champion and everyone wants to beat me, but I’m just trying to improve myself, I have no other opponent but myself, the 21-year-old girl, who has -ot the universal primacy in August. , confessed via WhatsApp to C1 at a distance of 200 meters to consolidate a race that once looked good.
Speaking calmly, slowly, unitedly, the woman from Guantanamo seems to have full control of the film of her life and does not hesitate to point to the medical triad as the protagonists of the rich script she wrote, she talks about on the importance of psychology in sustainability. focus, a profession he is passionate about even though he is studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Culture.
Before joining the national team, I dreamed like everyone else of becoming a champion, and now that I only think about winning two, three and as many as possible, he added a burst of optimism, that quality that pushes. he will become one of the best athletes in the history of canoeing in the Island.
Cirilo Dubois, who is currently preparing in Colombia to face the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile in October, has also placed his eternal coach Nelson Perales as the axis of conquests based on paddles, the man who discovered it is a decades ago, raised it. for the first time in a boat and taught him to swim during his journey through the grassroots categories.
After getting places in C1 and C2 for the Paris 2024 Olympics, the canoeist has in mind to shine more than anyone in the event under five rings, but he slowly, first he wants to meet the Antillean delegation of Chile, with a strong intention to remain in the elite of the continent’s sports activity.
I will work hard at the Pan American Games, firstly because of what this type of competition represents for Cuba and secondly because I was not able to participate in the Central Caribbean Games in San Salvador, said the person who is now giving the necessary touches to prepare it, filing the little remaining imperfection of a real water displacing machine.
If there is something that moves behind his sculpted anatomy, it is the love of the people who love him, especially his mother and the rest of the family, his sister Diorgina who is also a canoeist, his boyfriend Ángel Daniel and his mother. -law Regla Bárbara, residents of Varadero, in the province of Matanzas.
To the people of Cuba, Yarisleidis Cirilo Dubois also wants to leave a note: “I am very grateful for all the support and expressions of affection, with the confidence you have given me. I still have a lot to give to sport and the the glory of my career will always be yours.”