Víctor Fatecha

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Víctor Fatecha
Personal information
Full name Víctor Abel Fatecha Riveros
Nationality  Paraguay
Born (1988-03-10) March 10, 1988 (age 30)
Concepción, Paraguay
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 114 kg (251 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw

Víctor Abel Fatecha Riveros (born 10 March 1988 in Concepción) is a Paraguayan athlete specializing in the javelin throw. He competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing without reaching the final.

Fatecha is tied to Paraguay Marathon Club and competes in Paraguay's national competitions under the Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo.[1]

He belongs to a line of Paraguayan throwers, such as Ramón Jiménez Gaona (discus), Nery Kennedy (javelin) and Edgar Baumann (javelin), who all had successful careers.[2]

In 2014, Fatecha was one of three Paraguayan throwers to reach over 70 metres, including Larson Giovanni Diaz Martinez and Fabian Jara.[3]

Victor Fatecha is the younger brother of association footballer Cristian Fatecha.

Clubs[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Personal bests[edit]

  • Javelin throw: 79.03 mRussia Moscow, 15 August 2013

Seasonal bests[edit]

IAAF Profile[6]

700g[edit]

  • 2003 - 65.52
  • 2004 - 74.11
  • 2005 - 77.21 (PB)

800g[edit]

  • 2004 - 68.25
  • 2005 - 69.32
  • 2006 - 76.79
  • 2007 - 78.01
  • 2008 - 76.55
  • 2009 - 77.82
  • 2010 - 76.34
  • 2011 - 76.92
  • 2012 - 75.15
  • 2013 - 79.03 (PB)
  • 2014 - 76.09
  • 2015 - 77.69
  • 2016 - 75.20
  • 2017 - 67.51

Competition record[edit]

International Competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Paraguay
2002 South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 8th Shot put (5 kg) 12.45 m
9th Discus throw (1.5 kg) 38.09 m
3rd Javelin throw (700 g) 59.91 m
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 13th (q) Javelin throw (700 g) 65.07 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 20th (q) Javelin throw 64.45 m
South American Youth Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 4th Shot put (5 kg) 16.11 m
7th Discus throw (1.5 kg) 45.32 m
1st Javelin throw (700 g) 70.69 m
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 3rd Javelin throw (700 g) 77.21 m
Pan American Junior Championships Windsor, Canada 3rd Javelin throw 67.00 m
South American Junior Championships Rosario, Argentina 9th Discus throw (1.75 kg) 44.26 m
2nd Javelin throw 67.31 m
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 4th Javelin throw 75.64 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 2nd Javelin throw 76.79 m
South American U23 Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st Javelin throw 75.45 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd Javelin throw 75.95 m
South American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st Javelin throw 73.07 m
Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st Javelin throw 75.43 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th Javelin throw 72.30 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 29th (q) Javelin throw 73.55 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 3rd Javelin throw 75.81 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 30th (q) Javelin throw 71.58 m
South American U23 Championships Lima, Peru 2nd Javelin throw 69.69 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 6th Javelin throw 67.59 m
Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 19th (q) Javelin throw 69.86 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 41st (q) Javelin throw 68.65 m
2010 South American U23 Championships

South American Games
Medellín, Colombia 1st Javelin throw 73.22 m
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd Javelin throw 76.34 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 3rd Javelin throw 72.51 m
ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd Javelin throw 71.85 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 5th Javelin throw 76.92 m
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Javelin throw 75.15 m
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 1st Javelin throw 76.14 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (q) Javelin throw 79.03 m
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Perú 1st Javelin throw 74.49 m
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 1st Javelin throw 76.09 m
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd Javelin throw 74.73 m
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 6th Javelin 75.68 m A
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 6th Javelin throw 68.72 m
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 10th Javelin throw 73.81 m
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th Javelin throw 73.78 m
2017 South American Championships Luque, Paraguay 3rd Javelin throw 74.57 m

National Competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2003 FPA Open Tournament Asunción, Paraguay 2nd Javelin 65.52m[7]
2018 Torneo Sajonia de 2018 Asunción, Paraguay 1st Javelin 71.55m[8]

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