Namesakes

Notable Athletes: 1 soccer
(soccer) Bryan Ruiz   1985-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 gold/silver, 1 bronze, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver
(silver) Juan Antonio San Epifanio (a.k.a. Ruiz)   1984   basketball  
(gold/silver) Tracie Ruiz-Conforto   1984; 1988   synchronized swimming - duet; synchronized swimming - solo  
(bronze) Jorge Aguilera Ruiz   1992   4x100 m relay  
(gold/silver) Fermín Cacho Ruiz   1992; 1996   1500 m  
(gold/bronze) Yumilka Ruíz   1996; 2000; 2004   volleyball  
Saints: 3 blessed, 1 saint
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz   1633-1637  
Blessed Emmanuel Ruiz   1804-1860  
Blessed José Ruiz Bruixola   1857-1936  
Blessed Proceso Ruiz Cascales   ?-1936