Carlota Castrejana

María Carlota Castrejana Fernández (born 25 April 1973 in Logroño) is a female triple jumper from Spain. Her personal best jump is 14.60 metres, achieved at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almería. This is the current national record.

Carlota Castrejana
Personal information
Born (1973-04-25) 25 April 1973 (age 48)
Logroño, Spain
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
SportTrack and field, basketball
Event(s)Triple jump
ClubClub Atlético Valencia Terra i Mar
La Rioja Atletismo
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Representing  Spain
European Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Birmingham Triple jump
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Madrid Triple jump
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal – second place 2005 Almería Triple jump
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Radès Triple jump

Castrejana has the uncommon achievement of having competed at major championships not only in her main sport triple jump, but also in the high jump at the 1995 World Indoor Championships and long jump at the 2002 European Indoor Championships. She even competed in basketball at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Spain
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 23rd (q) High jump 1.80 m
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 6th High jump 1.84 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 15th (q) Triple jump 13.14 m
Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5th Long jump 6.09 m
2nd Triple jump 13.58 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 22nd (q) Long jump 6.04 m
11th Triple jump 13.37 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 9th (q) Triple jump 13.59 m
Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Triple jump 13.61 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 18th (q) Triple jump 13.76 m
2001 Universiade Beijing, China 11th Triple jump 13.38 m
Mediterranean Games Tunis, Tunisia 3rd Triple jump 13.72 m (w)
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 10th Long jump 6.23 m
8th Triple jump 13.74 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 11th Triple jump 13.82 m
World Cup Madrid, Spain 3rd Triple jump 14.13 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th Triple jump 14.32 m (iNR)
World Championships Paris, France 22nd (q) Triple jump 13.83 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 17th (q) Triple jump 14.11 m
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd Triple jump 14.35 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 18th (q) Triple jump 14.37 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 3rd Triple jump 14.45 m (NRi)
Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 2nd Triple jump 14.60 (NR)
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th Triple jump 13.86 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 9th (q) Triple jump 14.14 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th Triple jump 13.74 m
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 1st Triple jump 14.64 m (iNR)
World Championships Osaka, Japan 13th (q) Triple jump 14.16 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th Triple jump 13.91 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 16th (q) Triple jump 14.02 m


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