Luis Delís

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Delís and the second or maternal family name is Fournier.
Luis Delís
Personal information
Born December 6, 1957

Luis Mariano Delís Fournier (born December 6, 1957 in Guantánamo) is a retired Cuban athlete who competed in discus throw and shot put. Specializing in discus throw on the international scene, he won an Olympic bronze medal in 1980 as well as medals at the two first World Championships.

In 1990 he tested positive for banned substances and was disqualified from competition for two years.[1] In light of the ban, Delís chose to retire from athletics. After retiring he became a coach, training 1992 Olympic champion Maritza Martén.

Achievements[edit]

Discus throw unless noted.

  • 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games - silver medal
  • 1987 World Championships - bronze medal
  • 1987 Pan American Games - gold medal
  • 1986 Central American and Caribbean Games - gold medal
  • 1985 Central American and Caribbean Championships - gold medal
  • 1985 Central American and Caribbean Championships - silver medal (shot put)
  • 1985 Universiade - gold medal
  • 1983 World Championships - silver medal
  • 1983 Pan American Games - gold medal
  • 1983 Pan American Games - silver medal (shot put)
  • 1983 Universiade - gold medal
  • 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games - gold medal
  • 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games - gold medal (shot put)
  • 1981 Central American and Caribbean Championships - gold medal
  • 1981 Central American and Caribbean Championships - gold medal (shot put)
  • 1980 Summer Olympics - bronze medal
  • 1979 Pan American Games - bronze medal
  • 1978 Central American and Caribbean Games - gold medal
  • 1977 Central American and Caribbean Championships - silver medal
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1974 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Maracaibo, Venezuela 1st Discus throw 49.02

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ Casey, Ron. Luis Delis. Athletics-heroes. Retrieved on 2009-07-11.

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