Sergio LarrinagaAfro, Columbia
Sergio Antonio Larrinaga Morejon was born the 11th September, 1967 in the City of La Habana, son of Ramon and Rosalia.
He stats his basic studies in 1972 at the primary school “Josè Maria Perez”, where the stays until the 5th year, taking part to all pioneer activities, both political and cultural.
Then he moved to another school in the Matanzas district, the “Clemente Gomez” where he got the 6th level. At this time, he moved to become part of a dance group called “Los Monturritos”, that belonged to the “House of Culture” Jovellanos, in the Matanza’s district.
With this group, he takes part to the town and “Culture House” pioneer activities.
This kind of activities ends when, finishing his school-cours, his interests are more concentrated into sport and that is why he obtains the next level until the 10th at the Institute E.I.DE. “Luis Augusto Turcios Lima” in Matanzas, taking part to town, province, national and international events, getting important results and, sometimes, being awarded with medals.
These results made easier his entrance to the national youth selection (E.S.P.A.); he obtained the 11th level, participatig then to many intenational events of “A” category.
After the 12th level, in 1985 he matricules to the Higher Institute for Physical Culture, in order to get a diploma in sports as a branch of learning.
During the initial 3 years, sport-life maintained the same way: various participations to provincial, national, international and “A” category competitions, in some occasions being awarded with medals.
He decided to become part of dance company called “Los Pinos Nuevos”.
At the end of his scholastic career, in 1990, he started his working life as a qualified teacher of physical culture in different school, in Cotorro and later in San Miguel