PENA ABREU Yamilet
Dominican Rep.
DOM
Title
Ms
Lastname
PENA ABREU
Firstname
Yamilet
Gender
female
Country
Dominican Rep.
Place of birth
Santo Domingo
Year of birth
1992 (31 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Chiqui (Facebook profile, 03 Jul 2020)
Occupation
Athlete, Business Owner, Coach
Education
Psychology - Iberoamerican University [UNIBE]: Santo Domingo, DOM
Spoken languages
Spanish
Coach
Ramon Amaury Holguin [national]
Injuries
She was troubled by an injury to her knee ahead of the 2021 Pan American Championships. (elcaribe.com.do, 08 Jun 2021; Instagram profile, 06 Jun 2021)

At age 14 she was sidelined by injury for eight months. (zolfm.com, 09 Sep 2019)
Start sporting career
She took up gymnastics at Club Monte Sarmiento at age six in 1998, and began focusing on the sport competitively in 2003.
Reason for taking up the sport
She chose the sport over painting. "The 2003 Pan American Games was when I decided to stay in gymnastics forever, I felt that it was my opportunity and I always visualised being in those competitions and being as great as other competitors. I always said that I would like to do what those girls are doing."
Milestones
She became the first gymnast from the Dominican Republic to win a medal at the Pan American Games by claiming silver on vault at the 2015 Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (wogymnast.com, 14 Jul 2015)

She became the first gymnast from the Dominican Republic to compete at the Olympic Games when she participated in the 2012 Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Sep 2019; eldia.com.do, 13 Nov 2015; noticiassin.com, 02 Feb 2012)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver on vault at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Instagram profile, 06 Aug 2021; wogymnast.com, 14 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Yoandris Tamay and Ramon Amaury Holguin. (eldia.com.do, 14 Feb 2018)
Philosophy / Motto
"I always want to beat myself. In gymnastics, if you overcome yourself, you can beat others." (zolfm.com, 09 Sep 2019)
Awards
She was named the 2015 Dominican Gymnast of the Year by the Dominican Sports Reporters' Association. (marcador.do, 07 Apr 2016)

She was named the Athlete of the Year by the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee in 2008 and 2013. (diariolibre.com, 16 Jul 2019)
Additional information
GYMNASTICS ACADEMY
In 2019 she established an artistic gymnastics academy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. (zolfm.com, 09 Sep 2019; ntelemicro.com, 06 Sep 2019; diariolibre.com, 16 Jul 2019; Olympic Gymnastics Academy Instagram profile, 21 Sep 2021)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
She was a member of the organising committee of the 2016 Dominican Youth Games held in August 2016. She has also served as the sports coordinator at the Ministry of Youth in the Dominican Republic. (z101digital.com, 07 Sep 2018; juventud.gob.do, 23 May 2016)

Last update : 2024-04-25

Olympic Games

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.516
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.699
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
72
Score Qualif.
12.300
World Championships

2019 - 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
204
Score Qualif.
27.190 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
13.499
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
126
Score Qualif.
11.566
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
207
Score Qualif.
1.191

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
133
Score Qualif.
47.898 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
14.066
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
154
Score Qualif.
11.333
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
209
Score Qualif.
10.166
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
197
Score Qualif.
11.766

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
49
Score Qualif.
49.399 
Vault
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.966
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.683
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
64
Score Qualif.
11.933
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
80
Score Qualif.
11.200
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
88
Score Qualif.
11.366

2011 - 43rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
120
Score Qualif.
46.565 
Vault
Rank Final
8
Score Final
6.950
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.466
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
140
Score Qualif.
10.933
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
186
Score Qualif.
10.333
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
165
Score Qualif.
11.366
Continental Championships

2022 - 2022 Senior Pan American Championships RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
44.666 
Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
12.733
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2021 - 2021 Senior Pan American Championships RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
17
Score Final
44.101 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2018 - 2018 Senior Pan American Championships LIMA (PER)

All-Around
Rank Final
21
Score Final
48.432 
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
48.432 
Vault
Rank Final
12
Score Final
12.933
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
12.933
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
27
Score Final
11.633
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
11.633
Balance Beam
Rank Final
37
Score Final
11.333
Rank Qualif.
37
Score Qualif.
11.333
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
39
Score Final
11.833
Rank Qualif.
39
Score Qualif.
11.833
World / Challenge Cup

2019 - FIG World Challenge Cup KOPER (SLO)

Vault
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.950
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.925
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
6
Score Final
10.800
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
11.300

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup KOPER (SLO)

Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.600
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.725
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
8.500
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
10.850

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup OSIJEK (CRO)

Vault
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.250
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.600

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup - 20th Internationaux de France 2017 PARIS (FRA)

Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.000
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.450
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
10.750
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
10.700
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
12.000

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 ANADIA (POR)

Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
13.875
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
3.650
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
11.050
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
12.300

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 SAO PAULO (BRA)

Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
11.100
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
10.900
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
11.750
Test Events Olympic Games

2012 - XXX Olympic Games - Test Events LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
69
Score Final
46.581 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
13.099
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
76
Score Qualif.
11.516
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
87
Score Qualif.
9.566
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
82
Score Qualif.
11.866