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Emeterio González Silva (born April 11, 1973 in San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río) is a former Cuban javelin thrower, whose current personal best throw is 87.12 metres, achieved in June 2000 in Jena.

Emeterio González
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Cuba
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1990 Havana Javelin throw

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Cuba
1990 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Havana, Cuba 1st Javelin 62.42 m
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, Korea 6th Javelin 70.60 m
1993 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd Javelin 71.18 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 3rd Javelin 71.24 m
1994 World Cup London, United Kingdom 7th Javelin 76.42 m[1]
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st Javelin 79.28 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th Javelin 76.54 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 18th Javelin 77.94 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 7th Javelin 83.56 m
Universiade Catania, Italy 2nd Javelin 83.48 m
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 1st Javelin 80.92 m
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 5th Javelin 80.72 m[1]
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 4th Javelin 80.73 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st Javelin 77.46 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 7th Javelin 84.32 m = NR
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Javelin 80.02 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 8th Javelin 83.33 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 18th Javelin 79.71 m
2002 World Cup Madrid, Spain 3rd Javelin 79.77 m[1]
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st Javelin 81.72 m
World Championships Paris, France 16th Javelin 76.18 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd Javelin 76.34 m
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st Javelin 76.44 m

Seasonal bests by yearEdit

  • 1992 - 73.56
  • 1995 - 82.64
  • 1996 - 77.94
  • 1997 - 83.56
  • 1998 - 84.20
  • 1999 - 84.32
  • 2000 - 87.12
  • 2001 - 82.77
  • 2002 - 82.63
  • 2003 - 81.72
  • 2004 - 80.70
  • 2005 - 80.50
  • 2006 - 79.94
  • 2007 - 70.61

External linksEdit

  • Emeterio González at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Emeterio González". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-08-13. Invalid |url-status=no (help)
  1. ^ a b c Representing the Americas