Berta Castells

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Berta Castells
Berta Castells, llançament de martell.jpg
Berta Castells in 2006.
Personal information
Born (1984-01-24) January 24, 1984 (age 35)
Torredembarra, Catalonia, Spain
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Country Spain
Event(s)Hammer throw
ClubValencia Esports[1]
Coached byJosé Luis Velasco
Updated on 21 January 2013.

Berta Castells Franco (born 24 January 1984 in Torredembarra, Catalonia) is a female hammer thrower from Spain. Her personal best throw is 70.52 metres, achieved in 2016 in Manresa (Spain).


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Spain
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 2nd 59.65 m
European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 3rd 59.98 m
Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 6th 60.10 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 9th 55.41 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 35th (q) 57.15 m
World Cup Madrid, Spain 8th 63.49 m
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd 65.04 m
World Championships Paris, France 37th (q) 58.13 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd 64.96 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 22nd (q) 66.05 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 5th 66.02 m
European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 8th (q)[2] 64.50 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th (q) 65.50 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 9th 63.89 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 37th (q) 58.93 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 30th (q) 63.32 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 41st (q) 62.44 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 4th 66.73 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 22nd (q) 67.32 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 68.37 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th 68.20 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 18th (q) 67.74 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 67.42 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 21st (q) 68.41 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 2nd 66.16 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland NM
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 12th 63.27 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 22nd (q) 66.11 m
2018 Mediterranean Games Tarragona, Spain 4th 67.53 m
Ibero-American Championships Trujillo, Peru 3rd 66.68 m


  1. ^ "RFEA profile" (PDF). Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. ^ No mark in the final.