Ariel Pestano

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pestano and the second or maternal family name is Valdés.
Ariel Pestano
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  Cuba
Olympic Games
2004 Athens Team
2000 Sydney Team
2008 Beijing Team
Baseball World Cup
2001 Taipei Team
2003 Havana Team
2005 Rotterdam Team
2007 Taipei Team
2009 Nettuno Team
Intercontinental Cup
1999 Sydney Team
2002 Havana Team
2006 Taichung Team
2010 Taichung Team
Pan American Games
1999 Winnipeg Team
2003 Santo Domingo Team
2007 Rio de Janeiro Team
2011 Guadalajara Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
2006 Cartagena Team

Ariel Pestano Valdés (born January 31, 1974), better known as El Veterano ("The Veteran"), is a Cuban baseball catcher, and is known as one of the greatest catchers in Cuban history. He has won both silver and gold medals in the Olympic Games and also played catcher on Cuba's World Baseball Classic team in March 2006 and March 2009. In Cuba, Pestano plays with the Villa Clara Naranjas of the Cuban National Series.[1]


  1. "Ariel Pestano". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.

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