Berta Castells

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Castells and the second or maternal family name is Franco.
Berta Castells
Personal information
Born (1984-01-24) January 24, 1984 (age 30)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Updated on 21 January 2013.

Berta Castells Franco (born 24 January 1984 in Torredembarra, Catalonia) is a female hammer thrower from Spain. Her personal best throw is 69.59 metres, achieved in July 2012 in Manresa (Spain).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Spain
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 2nd 59.65 m
European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 3rd 59.98 m
Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 6th 60.10 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 9th 55.41 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 35th (q) 57.15 m
World Cup Madrid, Spain 8th 63.49 m
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd 65.04 m
World Championships Paris, France 37th (q) 58.13 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd 64.96 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 22nd (q) 66.05 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 5th 66.02 m
European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 8th (q) 64.50 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th (q) 65.50 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 9th 63.89 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 37th (q) 58.93 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 30th (q) 63.32 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 41st (q) 62.44 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 4th 66.73 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 22nd (q) 67.32 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 68.37 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th 68.20 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 18th (q) 67.74 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 67.42 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 21st (q) 68.41 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 2nd 66.16 m

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