Víctor Moya

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Víctor Moya
Personal information
Full name Víctor Rafael Moya Carvajal
Born (1982-10-24) October 24, 1982 (age 34)
Santiago de Cuba, Santiago
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump
Updated on 27 June 2013.

Víctor Rafael Moya Carvajal (born October 24, 1982 in Santiago de Cuba) is a Cuban high jumper.


Relatively young, he participated in his first major competition in the 2005 World Championships where he cleared 2.29 metres, a new personal best, and won a surprise silver medal along with Yaroslav Rybakov. Two weeks later in Brussels he set another personal best with 2.31 m. At the 2005 World Athletics Final he improved it again to 2.35 metres.

Personal bests[edit]


  • High jump: 2.35 mMonaco Monaco, 10 September 2005


  • High jump: 2.31 mGermany Arnstadt, 3 February 2007


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 8th High jump 2.14 m A
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st High jump 2.26 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd High jump 2.29 m (PB)
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st High jump 2.35 m (PB)
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 4th High jump 2.30 m
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st High jump 2.31 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st High jump 2.32 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 5th High jump 2.30 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 5th High jump 2.27 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st High jump 2.25 m
2011 ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st High jump 2.28 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 28th (q) High jump 2.21 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 3rd High jump 2.26 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 20th High jump 2.21 m


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