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Álex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez (born 11 August 1989) is an Ecuadorian sprinter who competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres.[1][2]

Álex Quiñónez
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Alex Quiñónez at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full nameAlex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez
NationalityEcuadorian
Born (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 30)
Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
CountryEcuador
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m 10.09 (+2.0 m/s) (Medellín 2013)
200 m 19.87 (−0.1 m/s) (Lausanne 2019)

He won the 100 m and 200m at the 2012 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics, with his 20.34s national record in the 200 m qualifying him for the Olympics.

He ran a new Ecuadorian national record of 20.28 s in the heats of the 200 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics and qualified himself for the final. He finished seventh in the final.[2]

Quiñónez won the bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships in the 200 metres event.

Personal bestsEdit

  • 100 m: 10.09 s A NR (wind: +2.0 m/s)  Medellín, 25 May 2013
  • 200 m: 19.87 s NR (wind: -0.1 m/s)  Lausanne, 5 July 2019
  • 400 m: 46.28 s NR  Braga, 29 June 2019

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Ecuador
2006 South American Youth Championships Caracas, Venezuela 5th (h) 200 m 22.88 (−1.2 m/s)
6th (h) 400 m 51.91
6th 4 × 100 m relay 43.63
4th 1000 m Medley relay 1:59.96
2009 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 8th 200 m 22.09 w (+2.3 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 40.67
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 11th (h) 200 m 21.57 (+0.7 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 41.90
ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th 200 m 20.95 w (+2.4 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.7
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:10.94
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 6th 200 m 20.86 A (−1.0 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 39.76 A NR
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st 100 m 10.33 (−0.2 m/s)
1st 200 m 20.34 NR (−0.9 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.83
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.48
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 7th 200 m 20.57 (+0.4 m/s)
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 1st 100 m 10.22 (+1.3 m/s)
1st 200 m 20.44 (+1.8 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.11
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:15.61
World Championships Moscow, Russia 44th (h) 100 m 10.50 (−0.4 m/s)
15th (sf) 200 m 20.55 (+0.0 m/s)
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Perú 1st 100 m 10.52 (−0.3 m/s)
1st 200 m 20.47 GR(+0.0 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.62
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.19
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 3rd 100 m 10.39 s (+1.1 m/s)
2nd 200 m 20.66 s (−1.0 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 40.41 s
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd 100 m 10.43 (−1.1 m/s)
1st 200 m 20.76 (0.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.94
World Championships Beijing, China 200 m DQ
2017 South American Championships Asunción, Paraguay 4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.61
2018 South American Games Cochabamba, Bolivia 2nd 100 m 10.09
1st 200 m 19.93
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 10th (h) 4 × 200 m relay 1:27.22
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 1st 200 m 20.27
World Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 200 m 19.98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alex Quinonez – Athlete profile". London 2012. Archived from the original on 6 August 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Alex Quiñónez Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.

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