Guillermo Martínez (athlete)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is López.
Guillermo Martínez
Martinez 2010-06-04 Bislett Games.jpg
Martínez at the 2010 Bislett Games
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Martínez López
Born (1981-06-28) June 28, 1981 (age 33)
Camagüey
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 106 kg (234 lb)
Sport
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin
Updated on 1 June 2013.

Guillermo Martínez López (born 28 June 1981 in Camagüey) is a Cuban javelin thrower.

In intercontinental competitions, he finished tenth at the 2005 World Championships and ninth at the 2007 World Championships.[1] He also won the gold medal at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games[2] and the gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games

His personal best throw is 87.20 metres, achieved in October 2011 in Guadalajara.[1]

Personal best[edit]

  • Javelin throw: 87.20 mMexico Guadalajara, 28 October 2011

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Cuba
2005 World Championships Finland Helsinki 10th 72.68 m
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Colombia Cartagena 1st 84.91 m
2007 ALBA Games Venezuela Caracas 1st 83.02 m
Pan American Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro 1st 77.66 m
World Championships Japan Osaka 9th 82.03 m
2009 ALBA Games Cuba La Habana 1st 80.14 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cuba La Habana 1st 82.16 m
World Championships Germany Berlin 2nd 86.41 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships Spain San Fernando 1st 81.71 m
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Puerto Rico Mayagüez 1st 81.55 m
World Championships South Korea Daegu 3rd 84.30 m
Pan American Games Mexico Guadalajara 1st 87.20 m
2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 16th (q) 80.06 m
2013 World Championships Russia Moscow 16th (q) 79.67 m

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 2002 - 75.90
  • 2003 - 75.35
  • 2004 - 81.45
  • 2005 - 84.06
  • 2006 - 87.17
  • 2007 - 85.93
  • 2009 - 86.41
  • 2010 - 86.38
  • 2011 - 87.20
  • 2012 - 82.72
  • 2013 - 85.59
  • 2014 - 77.74

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guillermo Martínez profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "2006 Central American and Caribbean Games, men's javelin throw final" (in Spanish). 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games organising committee. 25 July 2006. Retrieved 5 May 2009. 

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