Alfredo Deza

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Alfredo Deza Ganoza (born 24 August 1979) is a former Peruvian athlete specializing in the high jump. He was born in Lobitos, Talara, Piura.[1] He is best known for winning gold at the 1998 World Junior Championships becoming the country's first and so far only World Junior Championships medalist.[2]

He represented his country at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, but did not progress to the final.

His personal best jump is 2.27 metres from 2003. His father, Alfredo Deza Fuller, was also an Olympic athlete competing in the 110 metres hurdles.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Peru
1995 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 2.00 m
Pan American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 14th (q) 2.00 m
1996 South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 1st 2.12 m
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 13th (q) 2.10 m
1997 South American Junior Championships San Carlos, Uruguay 2nd 2.06 m
Pan American Junior Championships Havana, Cuba 4th 2.06 m
1998 South American Junior Championships Córdoba, Argentina 1st 2.23 m
World Junior Championships Annecy, France 1st 2.21 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 7th 2.15 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 2.10 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 2.20 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd 2.16 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 10th 2.13 m
World Championships Paris, France NM
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd 2.21 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 35th (q) 2.10 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Alfredo Deza Ganoza". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
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