Roberto Sawyers

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Roberto Sawyers
Personal information
Born (1986-10-17) October 17, 1986 (age 32)
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight111 kg (245 lb)
Sport
Country Costa Rica
SportAthletics
Event(s)Hammer throw

Roberto Sawyers Furtado (born 17 October 1986) is a Costa Rican athlete competing primarily in the hammer throw and occasionally in the shot put and discus throw.[1] He has won multiple medals on regional level. In addition, he competed at three consecutive Pan American Games.

His personal best in the event is 77.15 metres set in Liberec in 2016. This is the current national record.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Costa Rica
2004 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships Coatzacoalcos, Mexico 2nd Hammer (6 kg) 57.56 m
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 3rd Shot put 13.55 m
3rd Discus 39.15 m
2nd Hammer 47.20 m
2005 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 3rd Shot put 13.02 m
2nd Hammer 54.20 m
Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Windsor, Canada 6th Hammer (6 kg) 59.07 m
2006 NACAC U23 Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 9th Hammer 50.34 m
2007 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st Discus 44.87 m
1st Hammer 62.42 m
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd Hammer 61.98 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12th Hammer 57.45 m
2009 Central American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 2nd Shot put 14.68 m
1st Discus 48.39 m
2nd Hammer 64.13 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 5th Hammer 63.88 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 10th Hammer 62.54 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 4th Hammer 62.08 m
2011 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st Shot put 15.68 m
1st Discus 48.16 m
1st Hammer 65.38 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd Hammer 65.96 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 7th Hammer 65.09 m
2012 Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 2nd Shot put 14.64 m
2nd Discus 49.54 m
1st Hammer 67.71 m
Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Hammer 67.99 m
2013 Central American Games San José, Costa Rica 2nd Shot put 15.24 m
2nd Discus 46.93 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st Hammer 68.92 m
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 4th Hammer 69.11 m
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 2nd Hammer 73.85 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 3rd Hammer 70.66 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 7th Hammer 70.95 m
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 5th Hammer 70.42 m
World Championships Beijing, China 30th (q) Hammer 66.64 m
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd Hammer 72.15 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 24th (q) Hammer 70.08 m
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 4th Hammer 71.98 m
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st Hammer 72.94 m
Ibero-American Championships Trujillo, Peru 3rd Hammer 73.16 m

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