Cristian Nápoles

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Cristian Nápoles
Personal information
Born (1998-11-27) 27 November 1998 (age 19)
Marianao, Cuba
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump

Cristian Atanay Nápoles (born 27 November 1998 in Marianao) is a Cuban athlete specialising in the triple jump.[2] He represented his country at the 2017 World Championships finishing fourth and only missing the bronze by four centimetres. Additionally, he won the silver medal at the 2016 World U20 Championships and the gold at the 2015 World Youth Championships.

His personal best in the event is 17.27 metres (+1.6 m/s) set in Havana in 2017.[3]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2015 World Youth Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Triple jump 16.13 m
2016 World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd Triple jump 16.62 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 4th Triple jump 17.16 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 9th Triple jump 16.70 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 1st Triple jump 17.34 m
Ibero-American Championships Trujillo, Peru 1st Triple jump 16.81 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 CAC Games bio". Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  2. ^ Cristian Nápoles at IAAF
  3. ^ All-Athletics profile