Ana Fidelia Quirot

Ana Fidelia Quirot

Ana Fidelia Quirot (born March 23, 1963 in Palma Soriano) is a female athlete from Cuba, who specialised in the 800 m but was also successful over 400 m.

Quirot won a silver medal at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Athletics and a bronze medal in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. However the following year she was involved in a horrific domestic accident that left her seriously injured. She was pregnant at the time and gave birth to her daughter prematurely in hospital while fighting for her life. Her daughter did not survive and died a week after she was born.


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