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Carlos Alberto Gats (born 11 December 1969 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine athlete specializing in the sprinting events. He twice competed at the Olympic Games, at the 1996 Atlanta Games and 2000 Sydney Games. He is the current national record holder in the 100 and 200 metres outdoors and 200 metres indoors.

Carlos Gats
Carlos Gats en 2012.jpg
Carlos Gats in 2012
Personal information
Born (1969-12-11) 11 December 1969 (age 49)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m, 200 m
ClubCapital Federal

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Argentina
1987 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 200 m 21.52
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.41
1990 South American Games Lima, Peru 3rd 100 m 10.84
1st 200 m 22.28
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 6th 100m 10.83 (wind: -2.2 m/s)
6th 200m 21.98 (wind: -2.6 m/s)
6th 4 × 100 m relay 41.46
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 100m 10.50 w (wind: +3.2 m/s)
2nd 200m 20.51 (wind: +1.2 m/s)
4 × 100 m relay DNF
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 7th 100 m 10.44 (w)
7th 200 m 20.86
6th 4 × 100 m relay 39.94
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 3rd 100 m 10.51
3rd 200 m 20.90
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.78
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 41st (h) 200 m 21.02
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.33
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 61st (h) 100 m 10.57
29th (qf) 200 m 21.15
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 100 m 10.46
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.11
World Championships Athens, Greece 50th (h) 100 m 10.43
16th (sf) 200 m 21.44
Universiade Catania, Italy 7th 100 m 10.58
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 100 m 10.23 (NR)
2nd 200 m 20.37 (NR)
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd 100 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 32nd (h) 60 m 6.82
15th (sf) 200 m 21.50
South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.96
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:08.53 (NR)
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 13th (h) 100 m 10.62
14th (h) 200 m 21.29
World Championships Seville, Spain 49th (h) 100 m 10.55
200 m DQ
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.26
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.45
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 46th (h) 200 m 21.15

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit