Yulimar Rojas – Venezuela
Yulimar Rojas is a track and field athlete, specialising in the Triple Jump. She is the World Record holder in this specialty (2020).
The world governing body for track and field recently named her its Female Athlete of The Year (2020).
Rojas was the Olympic Silver medal winner in the 2016 Olympic Games. She was also the World Outdoor Champion (2017, 2019) and World Indoor Champion (2016, 2018).
As an LGBTQ activist, Yulimar Rojas remains in the front lines of advancing the equality and rights of the LGBTQ community. [Queerbio.com].