Belsy Laza

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

Belsy Laza Muñoz (born 5 June 1967 in Guantánamo) is a retired Cuban shot putter. Her personal best put was 20.96 metres, achieved in May 1992 in Mexico City. This is the current North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC) record.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1986 Ibero-American Championships Havana, Cuba 1st Shot put 15.93 m
1987 Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 3rd Shot put 18.06 m
1988 Ibero-American Championships Mexico City, Mexico 1st Shot put 17.23 m A
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th Shot put 19.32 m
Universiade Budapest, Hungary 2nd Shot put 19.32 m
World Cup Barcelona, Spain 5th Shot put 19.02 m[2]
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd Shot put 18.98 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Mexico City, Mexico 1st Shot put 17.73 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 5th Shot put 18.91 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 9th Shot put 18.49 m
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 1st Shot put 18.87 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 1st Shot put 19.31 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th Shot put 19.70 m
World Cup Havana, Cuba 1st Shot put 19.19 m[2]
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 7th Shot put 18.75 m
Universiade Buffalo, United States 2nd Shot put 18.48 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 8th Shot put 19.27 m
1994 Goodwill Games St. Petersburg, Russia 9th Shot put 17.53 m
World Cup London, United Kingdom 2nd Shot put 19.07 m[2]
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 4th Shot put 18.31 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st Shot put 17.64 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 10th Shot put 18.40 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 5th Shot put 17.69 m


  1. ^ Area Outdoor Records - Women - NACAC -
  2. ^ a b c Representing the Americas