Erik Batte

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

Erik Batte Herrera (born 10 December 1974 in Sagua la Grande, Villa Clara) is a retired Cuban hurdler.

He finished seventh at the 1995 World Championships, eighth at the 1996 Summer Olympics and third at the 1998 Central American and Caribbean Games.[1]

His personal best time was 13.26 seconds, achieved in the semi final at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The result places him sixth (joint with Yuniel Hernández) among Cuban 110 m hurdlers, behind Anier García, Dayron Robles, Emilio Balle, Alejandro Casañas and Yoel Hernández.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1993 Pan American Junior Championships Winnipeg, Canada 2nd 110 m hurdles 14.11
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 110 m hurdles 13.84 (w)
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 110m hurdles 14.31 (wind: +2.0 m/s)
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 14th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.83
Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 4th 110 m hurdles 13.72
Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 110 m hurdles 13.49
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 110 m hurdles 13.38
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th 110 m hurdles 13.43
1997 Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 1st 110 m hurdles 13.70 (w)
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 110 m hurdles 13.54
Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.84
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 9th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.40

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central American and Caribbean Games (Men) - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ IAAF top lists - 110 m hurdles men