Patricio Palma

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Patricio Waldemar Palma Lafourcade (born 27 October 1978 in Osorno, Los Lagos) is a retired Chilean athlete who specialised in the hammer throw.[1] He won multiple medals at the regional level. His younger sister, Odette, is also a hammer thrower.

His personal best of 70.78 meters, set in 2010, is the standing national record.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chile
1996 South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 2nd Hammer throw 50.02 m
1997 South American Junior Championships San Carlos, Uruguay Hammer throw NM
Pan American Junior Championships Havana, Cuba 6th Hammer throw 51.00 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 4th Hammer throw 63.26 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 4th Hammer throw 63.93 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Hammer throw 64.88 m
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd Hammer throw 67.10 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 4th Hammer throw 65.00 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 2nd Hammer throw 67.30 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd Hammer throw 66.56 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th Hammer throw 67.86 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 4th Hammer throw 67.22 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd Hammer throw 68.53 m