Antonio Corgos

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Corgos and the second or maternal family name is Cervantes.

Antonio Corgos Cervantes (born 10 March 1960 in Barcelona, Catalonia) is a retired long jumper from Spain. He won two silver medals at the European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as one at the 1982 European Athletics Championships. He was also a silver medallist at the 1983 Mediterranean Games and the 1983 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics. Corgos was an Olympic finalist on three occasions, his best result being fifth at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

He set personal bests of 8.23 m (27 ft 0 in) in the long jump and 16.33 m (53 ft 634 in) in the triple jump (indoors).[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th Long jump 8.09 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 2nd Long jump 7.97 m
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 10th Long jump 7.48 m
European Championships Athens, Greece 2nd Long jump 8.19 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th Long jump 8.06 m (wind: +0.3 m/s)
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 2nd Long jump 7.75 m
Ibero-American Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd Long jump 7.90 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 10th Long jump 7.69 m (wind: -1.1 m/s)
1985 European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 6th Long jump 7.94 m
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 4th Long jump 8.12 m
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 10th Long jump 7.64 m
Ibero-American Championships Mexico City, Mexico 3rd Long jump 8.08 m (wind: 0.0 m/s) A
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th Long jump 8.03 m (wind: +0.5 m/s)
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 2nd Long jump 8.12 m
World Cup Barcelona, Spain 7th Long jump 7.06 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 11th Long jump 7.70 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 6th Long jump 7.69 m w (wind: +2.8 m/s)


  1. ^ El Atletismo Olímpico Español. Edit by RFEA Madrid 1992