Uncertain but record-breaking beginnings, far from the blue. Osmany Juantorena was born in Santiago de Cuba on August 12, 1985 and his sporting choice is a three-lane highway: grandson of the Cuban sprinter Alberto Juantorena , better known as “El Caballo” (the only athlete capable of winning gold in both 400 and 800 in the same Olympics, Montreal 1976), he devotes himself to volleyball despite his family drive towards athletics and the suggestions of a career as a basketball player . The debut in volleyball? A flash, arrived at the age of twelve and in the Cuban top league, in the Orientales de Santiago (the team of his city).
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