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Alberto Álvarez Muñoz (born 8 March 1991) is a Mexican athlete, who competes primarily in the triple jump. In 2016 he became the first Mexican triple jumper to compete at the Olympic Games.[2]

Alberto Álvarez
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Álvarez at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameAlberto Álvarez Muñoz
Born (1991-03-08) 8 March 1991 (age 28)
EducationUniversidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Triple jump, long jump
ClubNuevo Leon State[2]
Coached byFrancisco Javier Olivares (technique)
Gabriel Enrique German (sprint)[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)TJ – 16.99 m (2016)
LJ – 7.85 m (2013)[3]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Mexico
2010 Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th Long jump 7.20 m
2nd Triple jump 15.21 m
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 34th (q) Long jump 6.85 m
18th (q) Triple jump 15.24 m
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 7th Triple jump 16.20 m
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 8th Triple jump 15.71 m (w)
NACAC U23 Championships Irapuato, Mexico 5th Long jump 7.24 m
4th Triple jump 15.87 m
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st Long jump 7.85 m
2nd Triple jump 16.39 m
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd Triple jump 16.31 m
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 6th Triple jump 16.42 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 9th Long jump 7.39 m
4th Triple jump 16.32 m
2015 Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 6th Triple jump 16.22 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th Triple jump 16.56 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 20th (q) Triple jump 16.48 m
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 26th (q) Long jump 7.31 m
4th Triple jump 16.71 m
2018 NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 6th Triple jump 15.76 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alberto Álvarez Archived 2016-08-17 at the Wayback Machine. Rio 2016
  2. ^ a b c Alberto Álvarez Archived 2016-09-20 at the Wayback Machine. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ Alberto Álvarez at IAAF

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