Anier Boué

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Anier Boué
Personal information
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1984-04-03) 3 April 1984 (age 34)
La Lisa, La Habana, Cuba
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw

Anier Boué (born April 3, 1984 in La Lisa, La Habana) is a Cuban javelin thrower.[1][2]Shortly before the Olympics, he had won two gold medals in his category at the Central American and Caribbean Championships in Cali, Colombia, and also at the Ibero-American Championships in Iquique, Chile.[3][4]

Boué represented Cuba at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he competed in the men's javelin throw. He placed fifteenth for the first group, and twenty-eighth overall in the qualifying rounds, with a throw of 71.85 metres, failing to advance into the finals.[5]

Boue threw his personal best of 80.53 metres at a national meet in his home city of Havana.

Personal best[edit]

  • Javelin throw: 80.53 mCuba La Habana, 21 June 2007

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2005 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 5th Javelin 72.42 m
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 2nd Javelin 79.14 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 1st Javelin 78.77 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Javelin 74.98 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 28th (q) Javelin 71.85 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anier Boué". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. ^ XXIX JUEGOS OLIMPICOS BEIJING 2008 - Delegación Cubana (PDF) (in Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Deportes Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), p. 57, archived from the original (PDF) on January 1, 2016, retrieved June 24, 2013 
  3. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (7 July 2008). "Cuba takes overall title in Cali; last day of CAC Champs beset by torrential rains". IAAF. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (15 June 2008). "Brazil leads after day two of Ibero-American Championships in Iquique". IAAF. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Men's Javelin Throw – Qualifying Rounds". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 

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