Javier Moracho

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Moracho and the second or maternal family name is Torrente.

Javier Moracho Torrente (born August 18, 1957 in Monzón, Huesca) is a retired hurdler from Spain.

He won the European Indoor Championships in 1986 and a silver medal at the inaugural World Indoor Games in 1985. He finished seventh at the 1980 Olympics.[1]

Moracho's personal best time was 13.42 seconds, achieved in August 1987 in Barcelona. The Spanish record currently belongs to the former Ecuadorian Jackson Quiñónez with 13.34 seconds.[2] Furthermore, another Spanish hurdler Felipe Vivancos has run in 13.41 seconds.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1979 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 6th 60 m hurdles[4] 7.81
1980 European Indoor Championships Sindelfingen, West Germany 3rd 60 m hurdles[5] 7.75
Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th 110 m hurdles 13.78
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 2nd 50 m hurdles[6] 6.48
1983 Ibero-American Championships Barcelona, Spain 110m hurdles DQ
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 110 m hurdles 13.54 w
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 60 m hurdles[7] 7.78
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 2nd 60 m hurdles 7.69
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 1st 60 m hurdles[8] 7.67
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th 60 m hurdles[9] 7.83
Ibero-American Championships Ciudad de México, México 3rd 110m hurdles 13.83 (wind: +0.0m/s) A

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sporting Heroes
  2. ^ Spanish athletics records
  3. ^ IAAF profile for Felipe Vivancos
  4. ^ 1979 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  5. ^ 1980 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  6. ^ 1981 European Indoor Championships, men's 50 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  7. ^ 1984 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  8. ^ 1986 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  9. ^ 1988 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m hurdles final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite