Sergio Sauceda

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Sergio Manuel Sauceda Raygoza (born October 14, 1973 in Mazatlán, Mexico) is a male retired track and field athlete from Mexico, who competed in the men's long jump during his career. He had a personal best of 7.76 m in the long jump.

He started training in 1993 and after few months later he achieved 7.30 m in the long jump. In the 1995 season he began with a jump of 7.47 m and closed with a best of 7.76 m at the Memorial Barrientos event in Havana, Cuba. That same year, he was included in the Mexican team for the Central American and Caribbean Championships in Guatemala and the World University Games in Fukuoka, Japan.[1]

In 1996 while he was training for the Olympics qualifying rounds, he had to stop due to health problems. In 2000, he returned to the track and won the long jump at the Mexican national championships three times consecutively from 2000 to 2002.[2] He won the long jump at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games in El Salvador.[3] Sauceda retired in 2006.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan Quarter-finals Long jump 7.35 m
Memorial Barrientos Havana, Cuba 4th Long jump 7.76 m
2002 CAC Games El Salvador, Salvador 1st Long jump 7.48 m (wind: +1.2 m/s)
Other results
  • 2004: Triton Invitational UCSD in San Diego, CA, USA, 3rd (7.21 m)
  • 2003: Grand Prix International in Xalapa, Ver. Mexico, 1st (7.27 m)
  • 2003: Grand Prix International in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2nd (7.53 m)

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