Marielys Rojas

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Marielys Rojas
Personal information
Full name Marielys Karina Rojas
Nationality  Venezuela
Born (1986-04-30) April 30, 1986 (age 31)
Carabobo, Venezuela
Sport
Country  Venezuela
Sport Athletics
Updated on 12 June 2013.

Marielys Rojas (or Marierlis Rojas, born April 30, 1986) is Venezuelan athlete specializing in the high jump. Her personal best in the event is 1.90 meters achieved in 2008 in Ponce. This is the current national record.

Doping[edit]

On 27 October 2011, she was tested positive for the abuse of Norandrosterone. As a consequence, she was stripped off her silver medal obtained in the high jump, event at the Pan American Games and declared to be ineligible to compete for two years until 21 November 2013.[1] Another source reports here disqualification as early as 16 July 2011 due to IAAF Rule 32.2.a.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

  • High jump: 1.90 mPuerto Rico Ponce, 29 March 2008
  • Triple jump: 12.59 m (wind: +1.6 m/s)Venezuela Barquisimeto, 26 June 2004

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Venezuela
2002 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U17) Bridgetown, Barbados 1st High jump 1.71 m
South American Junior Championships /
South American Games
Belém, Brazil 2nd High jump 1.71 m
South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 3rd High jump 1.66 m
3rd Triple jump 11.90 m w
2003 South American Junior Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 3rd High jump 1.77 m
2004 South American Under-23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th Triple jump 12.59 m (wind: +1.6 m/s)
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd High jump 1.79 m
Bolivarian Games Armenia, Colombia 2nd High jump 1.80 m
South American Junior Championships Rosario, Argentina 1st High jump 1.76 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 3rd High jump 1.84 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 5th High jump 1.82 m
South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st High jump 1.87 m (NR)
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 2nd High jump 1.82 m
South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd High jump 1.78 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 5th High jump 1.75 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd High jump 1.79 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st High jump 1.80 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd High jump 1.82 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) High jump 1.85 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico High jump DQ

: Disqualified because of doping.
: Might be disqualified because of doping (to be verified).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletes currently suspended from all competitions in athletics following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation as at: 28.9.12 (PDF), IAAF, archived from the original (PDF) on November 6, 2013, retrieved June 12, 2013 
  2. ^ Marielys Rojas Venezuela, Tilastopaja Oy, retrieved June 12, 2013 

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