Michael Calvo

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Michael Calvo
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Born (1977-12-26) 26 December 1977 (age 37)
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Calvo and the second or maternal family name is Villamil.

Michael Calvo Villamil (born 26 December 1977) is a Cuban triple jumper.


His personal best jump is 17.30 metres, achieved in February 1997 in Havana. The result places him tenth on the all-time Cuban performers list, behind Yoelbi Quesada, Lázaro Betancourt, Aliecer Urrutia, Yoandri Betanzos, Alexander Martínez, Jorge Reyna, Yoel García, Pedro Pérez and Arnie David Giralt. [1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1996 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 1st Triple jump 16.47 m
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 2nd Triple jump 16.17 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 3rd Triple jump 17.03 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 9th (q) Triple jump 16.54 m   (-0.5 m/s)
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Triple jump 17.05 m CR
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th (q) Triple jump 16.30 m   (0.3 m/s)
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th Triple jump 16.75 m

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Michael Calvo Villamil (in Spanish), ecured.cu, retrieved 1 May 2012