Yan Barthelemy

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Yan Bhartelemy

Name: Yan Barthelemy
Birth Name: Yan Barthelemy Valera
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Birthplace: Arroyo Naranjo, Cuba
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 170cm
Reach: 180cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Yan Barthelemy Varela (Born: March 5, 1980) represented Cuba and captured the Olympic Gold Medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, in the Light Flyweight (48 kg) class. Barthelemy's results were as follows:

Barthelemy defected from the Cuban national team in December 2006, while in Venezuela; along with Yuriorkis Gamboa and Odlanier Solis. After escaping to Colombia, and arriving in Miami, all three boxers signed professional promotional contracts with German-based First Artist and Arena. He is the oldest brother of Rances Barthelemy and Leduan Barthelemy and cousin of Giorbis Barthelemy.