José Reynaldo Bencosme de Leon

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José Reynaldo Bencosme De León
400 m hurdles men Tallinn 2011.jpg
Bencosme (right) on the 2011 European Athletics Junior Championships podium.
Personal information
Full name José Reynaldo Bencosme de Leon [1]
Nickname(s) Negi
Nationality Italian
Born (1992-05-16) May 16, 1992 (age 22)
Concepción de La Vega, Dominican Republic
Residence Borgo San Dalmazzo, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres hurdles
Club G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Atletica Cuneo
Coached by Luigi Catalfamo
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 200 m: 21.31 (2010)
  • 400 m: 47.89 (2010)
  • 400 m hs: 49.33 (2012)

José Reynaldo Bencosme de Leon (16 May 1992) is an Italian 400m hurdler.

Biography[edit]

Born in Concepción de La Vega, he arrived in Italy from the Dominican Republic with his mother, obtaining Italian citizenship in January 2009.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 200 metres: 21.31 (Italy Fossano, 9 May 2010)
  • 400 metres: 47.89 (Italy Mondovì, 2 June 2010)
  • 400 metres hurdles: 49.33 (Italy Brixen, 8 July 2012)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
2009 World Youth Championships Italy Brixen 3rd 400 m hs 51.74
EYOF Finland Tampere 2nd 400 m hs 52.27
Gymnasiade Qatar Doha 1st 400 m hs 51.76
2010 World Junior Championships Canada Moncton Semi-Finals 400 m hs 52.12
2011 European Junior Championships Estonia Tallinn 3rd 400 m hs 50.30 Sport records icon PB.svg
2012 European Championships Finland Helsinki Semi-Finals 400 m hs DSQ [3]
Olympic Games United Kingdom London Semi-Finals 400 metres hurdles 50.07 [4]

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bencosme De Leon". fidal.it. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "LA SQUADRA ITALIANA – CAMPIONATI MONDIALI JUNIORES 2010 - José Bencosme" (in italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  3. ^ He had run a best time, 50.05 in heats.
  4. ^ He ran in a better crono (50.35) in heat.
  5. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 

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