Andrea Ávila

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Andrea Ávila
Personal information
Full name Andrea Verónica Ávila
Nationality  Argentina
Born (1970-04-04) April 4, 1970 (age 44)
Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Updated on 8 May 2013.

Andrea Verónica Ávila (born April 4, 1970 in Villa Carlos Paz[1]) is a retired long and triple jumper from Argentina.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Andrea won two medals at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. She competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1996.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Argentina
1984 South American Youth Championships Tarija, Bolivia 6th 100 m 13.1 s A
2nd 4x100 m relay 50.9 s A
1987 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 8th High jump 1.55 m
3rd Long jump 5.68 m
1989 South American Junior Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 3rd High jump 1.66 m
1st Long jump 5.98 m
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd Long jump 5.88 m
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.16 m
South American Games Lima, Peru 1st Long jump 6.12 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 3rd Triple jump 12.82 m
1993 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st Long jump 6.45 m (w)
1st Triple jump 13.91 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 22nd (q) Long jump 6.23 m
Triple jump NM
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 4th 4x100 m relay 46.97 s
1st Long jump 6.58 m
1st Triple jump 13.18 m
South American Games Valencia, Venezuela 1st Long jump 6.51 m
1st Triple jump 13.12 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.52 m
3rd Triple jump 13.84 m (w)
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Long jump 6.58 m
1st Triple jump 13.34 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 24th (q) Long jump 6.39 m
25th (q) Triple jump 13.41 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 4th Long jump 6.22 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 32nd (q) Long jump 6.00 m
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.26 m (w)
1st Triple jump 13.76 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 33rd (q) Long jump 6.08 m
28th (q) Triple jump 13.45 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st Long jump 6.41 m
4th Triple jump 13.36 m
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd Long jump
1st Triple jump 13.60 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 5th Long jump 6.59 m (w)
3rd Triple jump 13.57 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 11th Long jump 6.03 m
7th Triple jump 13.40 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.41 m
Triple jump NM
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 32nd (q) Long jump 6.11 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th Long jump 5.99 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrea Avila, la hija del viento (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Andrea Verónica Ávila - Premio Konex 2000: Atletismo" (in Spanish). Fundación Konex. Retrieved May 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Andrea Ávila". Sports Reference. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 

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