José Acevedo (athlete)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Acevedo and the second or maternal family name is Herrera.
José Acevedo
Personal information
Full name José Eduardo Acevedo Herrera
Nationality  Venezuela
Born (1986-03-30) March 30, 1986 (age 29)
Caracas, Venezuela
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Athletics
University team Kentucky Wildcats
Updated on 14 May 2013.

José Eduardo Acevedo Herrera (born March 30, 1986) is a Venezuelan athlete.


He competed in the 200 meters at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He finished fifth in his heat with a time of 21.06 seconds, failing to reach the second round. [1]

Personal bests[edit]




Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Venezuela
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 5th (h) 200 m 22.13 s (wind: -0.9 m/s)
4th (sf) 400 m 48.76 s
8th Medley Relay 1000m (100m x 200m x 300m x 400m) 1:55.38 min
South American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina, Argentina 7th 200 m 22.31 s (wind: -0.7 m/s)
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:09.91 min
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina, Argentina 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:14.06 min
2002 South American Junior Championships /
South American Games
Belém, Brazil 4x100 m relay DQ
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:11.20 min
South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 3rd 200 m 21.66 s w (wind: +3.4 m/s)
2nd 400 m 48.22 s
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 400 m DQ
Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd (h) 400 m 48.31 s
2004 South American Under-23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd (h) 200 m 20.96 s w (wind: -0.6 m/s)
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 6th (sf) 200 m 21.66 s (wind: +0.3 m/s)
7th (h) 400 m 48.95 s
2005 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 3rd 200 m 21.27 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:10.21 min
South American Championships Cali, Colombia 5th 200 m 20.93 s w (wind: +4.9 m/s)
4th 4x400 m relay 3:09.02 min
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 5th (sf) 200 m 21.12 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
5th 4x400 m relay 3:05.82 min
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd 200 m 20.79 s A
4th 4x400 m relay 3:06.10 min A
Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th (h) 200 m 21.06 s
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 4th (h) 200 m 21.03 s (wind: +1.5 m/s)
6th 4x400 m relay 3:04.93 min
ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th 400 m 46.76 s
1st 4x400 m relay 3:04.83 min
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 17th (sf) 200 m 20.85 s (wind: +0.1 m/s)
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:00.82 min
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 3rd (h) 4x400 m relay 3:11.11 min
Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th 200 m 20.76 s (wind: -0.9 m/s)
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.01 s NR


  1. ^ Jose Acevedo, Kentucky Wildcats, retrieved May 13, 2013 

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