Turkey is carefully preparing to attend the European Team Championships – 1st League, in Cluj-Napoca, from June 19-20, 2021, and one of the team members will be Yasmani Copello.
Born on April 15, 1987 in Cuba, Yasmani has been competing for Turkey since 2014 and has won medals at the most important competitions in the world in the 400 m hurdles. A bronze medalist at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (2016) and a silver medalist at the World Championships in London (2017), Yasmani Copello has twice climbed the podium at the European Championships. In 2016, in Amsterdam, he won the gold medal, and in 2018, in Berlin, he won the silver.
At the same time, the 34-year-old athlete has two Diamond League victories: Oslo (2016) and Birmingham (2019).
His P.B. in the 400-meter hurdles is 47.81 seconds!