The former volleyball player Yeniffer Ramírez, daughter of the immortal Dominican sport Soterio Ramírez, died this Wednesday of a heart attack.
Yeniffer represented the Dominican Republic in the Central American and Caribbean Games (Mexico ’90 and Maracaibo ’98); in Centrobasket (Santo Domingo ’95, Honduras ’97 and Cuba ’99); and Pre-Olympics (Argentina ’95, Uruguay ’97 and Puerto Rico ’99).
His father Soterio Ramírez, one of the most effective Dominican basketball rebounders of all time, was announced by the Hall of Fame as an immortal of the sport, as a new member in the class of 2020.
According to the FIVB website, Ramírez Espinal was born on March 17, 1993. He was 29 years old.
According to reports, she was found lifeless in her room, in the United States where she had married. The former athlete studied in the United States and graduated in that country.
One of his tournaments, possibly his last, of Yeniffer Cristina Ramirez Espinal, daughter of Soterio and his wife Cristina Espinal, was in the U20 World Cup where the country ranked fifth, in the contest held in Lima and Trujillo, Peru.
Alexis García, president of the Dominican Volleyball Federation said that this family is in mourning for such an unexpected loss.
“Yenifer was part of our teams, mainly children and youth, our sincere condolences to her father, our friend Soterio Ramírez, her mother, brothers and the rest of the family in which the two solid players of the Caribbean queens are. , Brayelin and Yineiry Martinez”, explained García.