Yoelbi Quesada

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Yoelbi Quesada
Personal information
Full name Yoelbi Luis Quesada Fernández
Born (1973-08-04) August 4, 1973 (age 40)
Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Updated on 30 May 2013.
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Quesada and the second or maternal family name is Fernández.

Yoelbi Luis Quesada Fernández (Spanish pronunciation: [ʝoˈelβi keˈsaða]; born August 4, 1973 in Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus) is a Cuban athlete competing mostly in triple jump.

Career[edit]

He has an Olympic bronze medal, and became world champion in 1997 with a personal best jump of 17.85m.

Personal best[edit]

  • Triple jump: 17.85 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)Greece Athens, 8 August 1997

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1990 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Cuba La Habana 1st Triple jump 16.68 m (wind: +1.2 m/s)
World Junior Championships Bulgaria Plovdiv 2nd Triple jump 16.62 m (wind: +1.2 m/s)
1991 Pan American Games Cuba La Habana 1st Triple jump 17.06 m
World Championships Japan Tokyo 7th Triple jump 16.94 m (wind: -0.4 m/s)
1992 World Junior Championships South Korea Seoul 1st Triple jump 17.04 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
Ibero-American Championships Spain Seville 1st Triple jump 16.93 m w
Olympic Games Spain Barcelona 6th Triple jump 17.18 m (wind: +1.9 m/s)
1993 World Indoor Championships Canada Toronto 5th Triple jump 17.06 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Puerto Rico Ponce 1st Triple jump 17.06 m
World Championships Germany Stuttgart 12th Triple jump 16.77 m (wind: -0.1 m/s)
1995 World Indoor Championships Spain Barcelona 2nd Triple jump 17.62 m
Pan American Games Argentina Mar del Plata 1st Triple jump 17.67 m (wind: +1.4 m/s)
World Championships Sweden Gothenburg 4th Triple jump 17.59 m w (wind: +2.6 m/s)
1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta 3rd Triple jump 17.44 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
1997 World Championships Greece Athens 1st Triple jump 17.85 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)
Universiade Italy Catania 1st Triple jump 17.35 m (wind: -0.3 m/s)
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Venezuela Maracaibo 1st Triple jump 17.18 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
1999 World Indoor Championships Japan Maebashi 4th Triple jump 16.92 m
Universiade Spain Palma de Mallorca 1st Triple jump 17.40 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
Pan American Games Canada Winnipeg 1st Triple jump 17.19 m (wind: +0.6 m/s)
World Championships Spain Seville 10th Triple jump 16.88 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney 4th Triple jump 17.37 m SB (wind: +0.3 m/s)
2003 World Indoor Championships United Kingdom Birmingham 3rd Triple jump 17.27 m
Pan American Games Dominican Republic Santo Domingo 3rd Triple jump 16.78 m (wind: -0.4 m/s)
World Championships France Saint-Denis 9th Triple jump 16.84 m (wind: -0.1 m/s)
2004 Ibero-American Championships Spain Huelva 2nd[1] Triple jump 17.13 m (wind: +0.5 m/s)
Olympic Games Greece Athens 8th Triple jump 16.96 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)
2007 ALBA Games Venezuela Caracas 2nd Triple jump 16.87 m (wind: +0.0 m/s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Out of competition performance ineligible for medals.

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