Julio César La Cruz
Julio César La Cruz Peraza (born 11 August 1989) is a Cuban amateur boxer who won a gold medal at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympics. He is also a four-time amateur world champion, having won gold medals at the 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 World Championships.
- Patria y Vida no; ¡Patria o muerte, venceremos!
- As quoted in TOKIO 2020: Boxeo olímpico no deja de lado la división política en Cuba, after defeating Enmanuel Reyes.
Quotes about Julio César La Cruz
- What a morning you have given us Julio César! The homeland felt the "I love you Cuba" that you said when you won your second Olympic gold. Congratulations, boy, your fight was resounding. We already have 6 gold medals and our little Island ranks 13th in the medal table. What a feat!
- Miguel Díaz-Canel, as quoted in Felicita Presidente cubano a Julio César La Cruz por medalla de oro olímpica, 6 August 2021
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