Jackson Quiñónez

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Jackson Quiñónez
Jackson Quiñónez Barcelona 2010.jpg
Jackson Quiñónez Barcelona 2010
Personal information
Full name Jackson Quiñónez Vernaza
Born (1980-06-12) 12 June 1980 (age 37)
Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Sport Athletics

Jackson Quiñónez Vernaza (born 12 June 1980 in Esmeraldas, Ecuador) is a Spanish hurdler of Afro-Ecuadorian descent. He represented his birth country Ecuador until October 2005.[1]


He won the bronze medal in 60 metres hurdles for his new country at the 2007 European Indoor Championships. For Ecuador he competed at the World Championships in 2003 and 2005 as well as the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.

His personal best time is 13.34 seconds, achieved in July 2006 in Zaragoza. This is the current Spanish record.[2] He still holds the Ecuadorian records in 110 metres hurdles with 13.44 seconds, and in the indoor high jump with 2.10 metres.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ecuador
1996 South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 1st 300 m hurdles 38.1 s
1998 South American Junior Championships Córdoba, Argentina 3rd 110 m hurdles 14.78 s
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd 110 m hurdles
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.40 s A
2nd High jump
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 5th 110 m hurdles 14.67 s
6th 4 × 100 m relay 41.00 s
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:13.52 min
7th High jump 2.05 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 13th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.28 s
12th High jump 2.00 m
South American Junior Championships Concepción, Chile 1st 110 m hurdles 14.26 s
2nd High jump 2.06 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 110 m hurdles 14.66 s
7th High jump 2.05 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 4th 110 m hurdles 13.94 s
4th 4 × 100 m relay 41.71 s
Bolivarian Games Ambato, Ecuador 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.64 s A
2nd High jump 2.20 m A
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.59 s
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 6th 110 m hurdles 13.64 s
World Championships Paris, France 17th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.72 s
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.61 s
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 25th (qf) 110 m hurdles 13.67 s
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 34th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.34 s
Bolivarian Games Armenia, Colombia 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.53 s A
Representing  Spain
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd 60 m hurdles 7.65 s
World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th 110 m hurdles 13.33 s (NR)
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 7th 60 m hurdles 7.66 s
Olympic Games Beijing, China 8th 110 m hurdles 13.69 s
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 8th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.71 s
Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 1st 110 m hurdles 13.60 s
World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.54 s
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.65 s
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th (sf) 110 m hurdles 14.03 s
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.70 s
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 14th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.82 s
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 24th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.97 s
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 34th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.76 s
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.72 s
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 20th (h) 60 m hurdles 7.78 s


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