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Andrea Verónica Ávila (born April 4, 1970 in Villa Carlos Paz[1]) is a retired long and triple jumper from Argentina.[2][3]

Andrea Ávila
Personal information
Full nameAndrea Verónica Ávila
Nationality Argentina
Born (1970-04-04) April 4, 1970 (age 49)
Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Sportathletics
Updated on 8 May 2013.

Ávila won two medals at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. She competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1996.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Argentina
1984 South American Youth Championships Tarija, Bolivia 6th 100 m 13.1 s A
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 50.9 s A
1987 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 8th High jump 1.55 m
3rd Long jump 5.68 m
1989 South American Junior Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 3rd High jump 1.66 m
1st Long jump 5.98 m
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd Long jump 5.88 m
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.16 m
South American Games Lima, Peru 1st Long jump 6.12 m
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 5th Long jump 6.32 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 3rd Triple jump 12.82 m (+1.0 m/s)
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 10th Triple jump 13.35 m
South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st Long jump 6.45 m (w)
1st Triple jump 13.91 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 22nd (q) Long jump 6.23 m
Triple jump NM
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st Long jump 6.58 m (+1.9 m/s)
1st Triple jump 13.18 m (+2.0 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 46.97
South American Games Valencia, Venezuela 1st Long jump 6.51 m
1st Triple jump 13.12 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.52 m
3rd Triple jump 13.84 m (w)
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Long jump 6.58 m
1st Triple jump 13.34 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 24th (q) Long jump 6.39 m
25th (q) Triple jump 13.41 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 4th Long jump 6.22 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 32nd (q) Long jump 6.00 m
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.26 m (w)
1st Triple jump 13.76 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 33rd (q) Long jump 6.08 m
28th (q) Triple jump 13.45 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st Long jump 6.41 m
4th Triple jump 13.36 m
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd Long jump
1st Triple jump 13.60 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 5th Long jump 6.59 m (w)
3rd Triple jump 13.57 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 11th Long jump 6.03 m
7th Triple jump 13.40 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.41 m
Triple jump NM
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 32nd (q) Long jump 6.11 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th Long jump 5.99 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Andrea Avila, la hija del viento Archived April 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Andrea Verónica Ávila - Premio Konex 2000: Atletismo" (in Spanish). Fundación Konex. Retrieved May 9, 2013.
  3. ^ "Andrea Ávila". Sports Reference. Retrieved January 1, 2014.

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