Marestella Torres

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Marestella Torres
Personal information
Full name Marestella Torres
Nationality Filipino
Born (1981-02-20) February 20, 1981 (age 34)
San Jose, Negros Oriental
Height 157 cm (62 in) (2015)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb) (2015)
Sport
Country  Philippines
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Long Jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 6.71 m (2011)

Marestella Torres (born 20 February 1981) is a Filipino long jumper.

Torres finished fourth at the 2002 Asian Championships and won the silver medal at the 2005 Asian Championships.[1] She also competed at the 2005 World Championships without reaching the final. She also participated in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. In 2009, she surprisingly won the 2009 Asian Championships with a leap of 6.51 m.

Her personal best jump of 6.71 m, achieved at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games in Palembang, is currently the Southeast Asian Games Record.

Torres finished 22nd of 32 at the 2012 London Olympic Games, failing to advance to the final.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asian Championships - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ Enzo, Pirie. "Marestella Torres does not qualify for olympic final, with video". pinoyathletics. Retrieved 04.01.13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)