Xiomara Rivero

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Xiomara Rivero
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1986 Mexico City Javelin throw
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rivero and the second or maternal family name is Azcuy.

Xiomara Rivero Azcuy (born 24 December[1] 1968 in Guane, Pinar del Río) is a retired female athlete from Cuba, who competed in the javelin throw. Her personal best throw is 65.29 metres from March 2001.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1986 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Mexico City, México 1st Javelin 64.56 m A
World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 1st Javelin 62.86 m
1993 Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd Javelin 57.02 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (q) Javelin 58.32 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st Javelin 63.92 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 5th Javelin 64.48 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 2nd Javelin 62.46 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 19th Javelin 57.48 m
2000 Ibero American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Javelin 60.43 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th Javelin 62.92 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 7th Javelin 61.60 m
2002 Ibero American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 2nd Javelin 61.41 m


  1. ^ Xiomara Rivero's Data at Sports-Reference.com.