José Marín (racewalker)

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José Marín Sospedra
Personal information
Nationality Spain
Born (1950-01-21) January 21, 1950 (age 68)
El Prat de Llobregat, Spain
Years active 1978–1993
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)
Sport
Sport Racewalking
Club CN Barcelona
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking 1st (1982)

José Marín Sospedra (Catalan: Josep Marín i Sospedra; born 21 January 1950) is a retired Spanish racewalker.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1978 European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 5th 20 km 1:24:38.1
50 km DNF
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 5th 20 km 1:26:45.6
6th 50 km 4:03:08
1981 World Race Walking Cup Valencia, Spain 5th 20 km 1:25:00
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st 20 km 1:23:43
2nd 50 km 3:59:18
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 50 km 3:46:32
4th 20 km 1:21:21
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 6th 20 km 1:25:32
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 1st 20 km 1:21:42
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 20 km DQ
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 3rd 20 km 1:21:24
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 4th 20 km 1:20:34
5th 50 km 3:43:03
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 17th 20 km 1:22:52
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th 50 km 4:02:53
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 17th 50 km 4:01:02
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th 50 km 4:13:19
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 9th 50 km 3:58:41
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 16th 50 km 4:04:37

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Records
Preceded by
Mexico Raúl González
Men's 50 km Walk World Record Holder
March 13, 1983 – July 20, 1984
Succeeded by
East Germany Ronald Weigel