Iván García (athlete)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.
Iván García
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Cuba
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1990 Havana 4x100 m relay

Iván García Sánchez (born February 29, 1972 in Santiago de Cuba) is a former sprinter from Cuba.

Career[edit]

He won an Olympic bronze medal in 4 x 100 metres relay in Sydney 2000. He specialized in the 200 metres event and won a silver medal at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships. He finished fourth at the 1993 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Personal bests[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1990 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Havana, Cuba 1st 4 × 100 m 40.62
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 4th 200 m 20.82
Universiade Buffalo, United States 3rd 200 m 20.55 (w)
3rd 4 × 100 m 39.20
Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd 200 m 20.71
1994 Goodwill Games St. Petersburg, Russia 2nd 4 × 100 m 38.76
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:01.87
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 200 m 20.29
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 200 m 20.77   (0.5 m/s)
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 6th 200 m 20.21   (0.4 m/s)
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 200 m 20.46 PB
World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 200 m 20.31 w   (2.3 m/s)
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 3rd 200 m 20.81
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 6th (sf) 200 m 20.38   (1.7 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m 38.63
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 3rd 4 × 100 m 38.04 SB

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