Cuba at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

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Cuba at the
World Championships in Athletics

Flag of Cuba.svg

Flag of Cuba
IAAF code CUB
National federation Federación Cubana de Atletismo
At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 35 (14 men, 21 women)
Medals Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
1
Total
6
2007
2011

Cuba will compete at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of 35 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. Triple jumper Yargelis Savigne enters the competition as the reigning World Champion, while Olympic champion and world record holder Dayron Robles aims to gain his first World Championship medal. Decathlete Leonel Suárez is the world leader in his event in the run up to the competition.[1] The three entrants for the men's triple jump are also among the strongest athletes in their event this year.[2]

Team selection[edit]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
400 m William Collazo 45.52 10 Q - 44.93 7 Did not advance
800 m Yeimer López 1:48.04 27 Q - 1:45.33 6 Q 1:47.80 10
110 m hurdles Dayron Robles 13.67 24 Q - DNF Did not advance
Dayron Capetillo 13.61 18 q - 13.55 19 Did not advance
400 m hurdles Omar Cisneros 49.27 9 q - 49.21 11 Did not advance
4×400 m relay Yunior Díaz
Omar Cisneros
William Collazo
Yeimer López
Field events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Ibrahim Camejo 7.71 33 Did not advance
Triple jump Yoandris Betanzos 16.77 17 Did not advance
Alexis Copello 16.99 11 q 17.36 Bronze medal icon.svg
Arnie David Giralt 17.15 5 Q 17.26 5
Shot put Carlos Véliz 19.62 13 Did not advance
Javelin throw Guillermo Martínez 82.50 3 Q 86.41 SB Silver medal icon.svg
Decathlon Leonel Suárez - 8640 Silver medal icon.svg
Yordanis García - 8387 8
Yunior Díaz - 8357 PB 9

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
200 m Roxana Díaz
400 m Indira Terrero 51.98 3 Q - 51.87 5 Did not advance
800 m Zulia Calatayud 2:02.33 1 Q - 2:01.53 7 Did not advance
100 m hurdles Anay Tejeda 12.82 SB 3 Q - 12.82 SB 4 Did not advance
4×400 m relay Indira Terrero
Zulia Calatayud
Roxana Díaz
Daisumari Bonne
Susana Clement
Diosmeli Peña
3:27.36 SB 5 q - 3:36.99 8
Field and combined events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Yariadmis Argüelles 6.32 22 Did not advance
Triple jump Yargelis Savigne 14.53 2 Q 14.95 Gold medal icon.svg
Mabel Gay 14.53 3 q 14.61 SB Silver medal icon.svg
Shot put Misleydis González 18.62 7 Q 18.74 8
Yaniuvis López 17.71 18 Did not advance
Mailín Vargas 18.14 11 q 18.67 9
Discus throw Yarelis Barrios 62.19 5 Q 65.31 SB Silver medal icon.svg
Yarisley Collado 60.37 14 Did not advance
Yania Ferrales 58.24 25 Did not advance
Javelin throw Osleidys Menéndez 61.94 5 q 63.11 SB 7
Yanet Cruz 56.19 22 Did not advance
Yainelis Ribeaux 57.38 16 Did not advance
Hammer throw Arasay Thondike 68.97 16 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Defending champion Savigne, and Robles head Cuban delegation to Berlin. IAAF (2009-08-10). Retrieved on 2009-08-12.
  2. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (2009-08-09). Men's Triple Jump - PREVIEW. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-08-12.

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