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 Tournament Venue Result Event
1979 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 6th 60 m hurdles[4]
1980 European Indoor Championships Sindelfingen, West Germany 3rd 60 m hurdles[5]
Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th 110 m hurdles
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 2nd 50 m hurdles[6]
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 110 m hurdles
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 60 m hurdles[7]
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 2nd 60 m hurdles
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 1st 60 m hurdles[8]
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th 60 m hurdles[9]

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