Wilfredo Martínez

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Wilfredo Martínez
Personal information
Full name Wilfredo Yaniel Martínez Caraballoso
Born (1985-01-09) January 9, 1985 (age 29)
Marianao, La Habana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Updated on 22 May 2013.

Wilfredo Yaniel Martínez Caraballoso (Spanish pronunciation: [wilˈfɾeðo marˈtines]; born 9 January 1985 in Marianao, La Habana) is a Cuban long jumper.[1]


His personal best jump is 8.31 metres, achieved in July 2008 in Cali. He won the silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games, finished eighth at the 2008 World Indoor Championships and fifth at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Personal bests[edit]


  • Long jump: 8.31 m A (wind: +1.6 m/s)Colombia Cali, 6 July 2008
  • Triple jump: 15.55 mCuba La Habana, 14 February 2003


  • Long jump: 8.18 mSpain Madrid, 20 February 2010

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2003 Pan American Junior Championships Barbados Bridgetown 1st Long jump 7.70 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
4th Triple jump 15.49 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2005 ALBA Games Cuba La Habana 2nd Long jump 7.67 m (wind: +0.0 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships The Bahamas Nassau 4th Long jump 7.56 m w (wind: +3.3 m/s)
2006 NACAC U23 Championships Dominican Republic Santo Domingo 1st Long jump 8.03 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2007 ALBA Games Venezuela Caracas 1st Long jump 8.17 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)
Pan American Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2nd Long jump 7.92 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
5th 4x100 m relay 39.46 s
2008 World Indoor Championships Spain Valencia 8th Long jump 7.72 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Colombia Cali 1st Long jump 8.31 m A (wind: +1.6 m/s)
Olympic Games China Beijing 5th Long jump 8.19 m (wind: -0.4 m/s)
2009 ALBA Games Cuba La Habana 2nd Long jump 8.05 m w (wind: +4.2 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cuba La Habana Long jump NM
2010 World Indoor Championships Qatar Doha Long jump NM
Ibero-American Championships Spain San Fernando 1st Long jump 8.04 m (wind: -0.3 m/s)


  1. ^ XXIX JUEGOS OLIMPICOS BEIJING 2008 - Delegación Cubana (in Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Deportes Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), p. 57, retrieved June 24, 2013 

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