Luis Felipe Méliz

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Luis Felipe Méliz
Luis Felipe Méliz Barcelona 2010.jpg
Luis Felipe Méliz in 2010
Personal information
Born (1979-08-11) August 11, 1979 (age 37)
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Country  Spain
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Luis Felipe Méliz Linares (born August 11, 1979 in Santa Clara, Villa Clara) is a male Spanish long jumper of Cuban origin.

Méliz 's personal best is 8.43 metres, achieved in June 2000 in Jena.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Cuba
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5th 7.73 m
World Junior Championships Annecy, France 3rd 7.91 m (wind: +0.6 m/s)
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2nd 8.05 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 3rd 8.06 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 18th (q) 7.85 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 7th 8.08 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th 7.69 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 17th (q) 7.69 m
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 5th 7.88 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th 8.01 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2nd 8.20 m
World Championships Paris, France 11th 7.73 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 17th (q) 7.71 m
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 11th 6.60 m
Representing  Spain
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 8.07 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 25th (q) 7.87 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 11th 7.90 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 6th 7.90 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 23rd (q) 7.82 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 8th 7.50 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 8.21 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom NM
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd 7.76 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 28th (q) 6.85 m