Arnie David Giralt

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Arnie Giralt
Personal information
Full name Arnie David Giralt Rivero
Born (1984-08-26) August 26, 1984 (age 33)
Santiago de Cuba
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump
Updated on 21 June 2013.

Arnie David Giralt Rivero (born 26 August 1984, Santiago de Cuba) is a Cuban triple jumper.[1]


His personal best jump is 17.62 metres, achieved in April 2009 in La Habana. His father is long jumper David Giralt.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Best Venue Date
Long jump 7.70 m (wind: +1.3 m/s) Cuba La Habana 14 February 2002
Triple jump 17.62 m (wind: -0.2 m/s) Cuba La Habana 25 April 2009
Triple jump 17.47 m Spain Valencia 9 March 2008

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 2nd Triple jump 16.33 m (wind: -0.7 m/s)
2002 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 1st Triple jump 16.75m (wind: +1.8 m/s)
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st Triple jump 16.68 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
2003 Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd Long jump 7.63 m (wind: +0.0 m/s)
1st Triple jump 16.93 m (wind: -0.5 m/s)
World Championships Paris, France 4th Triple jump 17.23 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st Triple jump 17.12 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 17th (q) Triple jump 16.70 m (wind: -0.6 m/s)
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th Triple jump 17.09 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th Triple jump 16.91 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd Triple jump 17.47 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 4th Triple jump 17.52 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
2009 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 3rd Triple jump 17.62 m (wind: -0.2 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 1st[3] Triple jump 17.46 m (wind: +0.0 m/s)
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th Triple jump 17.26 m (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd Triple jump 17.36 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (q) Triple jump 16.74 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 9th (q) Triple jump 16.71 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 16th (q) Triple jump 16.45 m (wind: +1.1 m/s)


  1. ^ IAAF profile of Giralt Rivero
  2. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (3 June 2008). "Alcántara's quest for success in Bydgoszcz and beyond". Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  3. ^ Out of competition performance, ineligible for a medal.

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