Roxana Díaz (athlete)

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Roxana Díaz
Personal information
Full name Roxana Tomasa Díaz Sánchez
Born (1981-05-17) May 17, 1981 (age 33)
Melena del Sur, Mayabeque
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Updated on 7 June 2013.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Díaz and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.

Roxana Tomasa Díaz Sánchez (born May 17, 1981 in Melena del Sur, La Habana) is a female track and field sprinter from Cuba.

Career[edit]

Her personal best in the women's 200 metres is 22.68, achieved on July 4, 2007 at a meet in Salamanca. Díaz is a two-time Olympian (2004 and 2008).

Personal best[edit]

Outdorr

Indoor

  • 60 m: 7.30 sGreece Athens, 6 March 2003

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1997 Pan American Junior Championships La Habana, Cuba 3rd (h) 100 m 12.11 s (wind: -2.9 m/s)
4th 4x100 m 45.75 s
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 100 m 11.32 s (wind: +2.3 m/s) w A
2nd 200 m 23.00 s (wind: +2.7 m/s) w A
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 11th (h) 200 m DQ
Central American and Caribbean Championships St George's, Grenada 2nd 200 m 22.74 s (wind: +0.2 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m 43.83 s
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st 200 m 22.69 s (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2nd 4x100 m 43.40 s
World Championships Saint-Denis, France 13th (sf) 200 m 23.12 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
10th (h) 4x100 m 43.82 s
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st 200 m 23.73 s (wind: -1.6 m/s)
1st 4x100 m 43.66 s
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th (h) 4x100 m 43.60 s
2005 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 1st 100 m 11.53 s (wind: +0.1 m/s)
1st 200 m 23.34 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 5th 200 m 23.14 s (wind: +3.8 m/s) w
3rd 4x100 m 45.07 s
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 200 m 22.76 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
1st 4x100 m 43.29 s
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 200 m 22.98 s (wind: +1.9 m/s)
1st 4x100 m 43.86 s
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 200 m 22.90 s (wind: -0.6 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m 43.62 s
World Championships Osaka, Japan 11th (sf) 200 m 22.98 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
4x100 m DQ
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 2nd 200 m 22.82 s (wind: +0.3 m/s)
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 15th (sf) 200 m 23.12 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
6th 4x400 m 3:23.21 min
2009 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 1st 200 m 23.31 s (wind: +0.7 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 2nd 200 m 23.56 s (wind: -1.2 m/s)
1st 4x400 m 3:29.94 min
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 200 m 23.25 s (wind: +0.5 m/s)
1st 4x400 m 3:30.73 min
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 6th 200 m 23.45 s (wind: +0.5 m/s) A
4th 4x100 m 43.97 s A

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