Jorge Balliengo

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Jorge Esteban Balliengo (born 5 January 1978 in Rosario, Santa Fe) is an Argentine discus thrower.

He became South American champion in 2005.[1] He also competed at the 2005 World Championships without qualifying for the final round.

Balliengo's personal best throw is 66.32 metres, achieved in April 2006 in Rosario. This is the current Argentine record.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Argentina
1994 South American Youth Championships Cochabamba, Bolivia 5th High jump 1.88 m
1996 South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 3rd High jump 2.09 m
1997 South American Junior Championships San Carlos, Uruguay 4th High jump 1.95 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd Discus throw 55.22 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th Discus throw 59.39 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd Discus throw 59.24 m
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Discus throw 60.97 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 22nd (q) Discus throw 60.40 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 1st Discus throw 59.62 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 1st Discus throw 60.19 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 1st Discus throw 59.43 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 30th (q) Discus throw 58.82 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd Discus throw 58.04 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 23rd (q) Discus throw 59.19 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 6th Discus throw 56.59 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 5th Discus throw 56.82 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 10th Discus throw 51.93 m
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 6th Discus throw 55.88 m

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