Mario Pestano

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pestano and the second or maternal family name is García.
Mario Pestano
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Mario Pestano in 2010.
Personal information
Born (1978-04-08) 8 April 1978 (age 36)
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 120 kg (260 lb)
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 12 August 2012.

Mario Pestano García (born 8 April 1978 in Tenerife) is a male Spanish discus thrower. His personal best throw is 69.50, achieved on 27 July 2008 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Spain
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 11th 47.60 m
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 61.73 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 30th (q) 57.30 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 57.17 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 22nd (q) 56.58 m
Universiade Beijing, China 10th 58.05 m
Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 3rd 63.71 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 4th 64.69 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 8th 64.39 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 8th 59.96 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st 63.84 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 12th 61.69 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st 64.11 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 1st 63.96 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 62.75 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 6th 62.97 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 64.84 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 10th 62.70 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 9th 63.42 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 10th 62.76 m
2010 European Cup Winter Throwing Arles, France 2nd 63.78 m
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 1st 63.01 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 6th 64.51 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 11th 63.00 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 63.87 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 14th (q) 63.40 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 12th 61.88 m

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