Yuniel Hernández

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Yuniel Hernández
Personal information
Full name Yuniel Hernández Solar
Born (1981-03-28) March 28, 1981 (age 34)
Caimito, Artemisa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Updated on 20 June 2013.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Hernández and the second or maternal family name is Solar.

Yuniel Hernández Solar (born 28 March 1981) is a Cuban hurdler.

His personal best time is 13.26 seconds, achieved in July 2001 in Salamanca when he was still only 20 years old. The result places him sixth (joint with Erik Batte) among Cuban 110 m hurdlers, behind Anier García, Dayron Robles, Emilio Valle, Alejandro Casañas and Yoel Hernández.[1]

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 200 m: 21.24 s (wind: +1.2 m/s)Cuba La Habana, 18 March 2005
  • 110 m hurdles: 13.26 s (wind: +0.6 m/s)Spain Salamanca, 18 March 2005

Indoor

  • 50 m hurdles: 6.56 sGermany Stuttgart, 4 February 2001
  • 60 m hurdles: 7.54 sGreece Pireás, 20 February 2002

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1997 Pan American Junior Championships La Habana, Cuba 6th 110 m hurdles 14.90 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
1998 World Youth Games Moscow, Russia 4th 110 m hurdles 14.19 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st 110 m hurdles 13.60 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 5th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.56 s (wind: +0.8 m/s)
Universiade Beijing, China 1st (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.66 s (wind: -2.3 m/s)
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st 110 m hurdles 13.35 s (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 60 m hurdles 7.58 s
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st (h) 110 m hurdles 13.65 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 4th (qf) 110 m hurdles 13.46 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2009 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.80 s (wind: +0.9 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.77 s
2011 ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st 110 m hurdles 13.58 s (wind: +1.3 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.34 s

References[edit]

  1. ^ IAAF top lists - 110 m hurdles men

External links[edit]