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Joan Lino Martínez Armenteros (born January 11, 1978 in Havana, Cuba) is a Spanish athlete. He competes in the long jump.

Joan Lino Martínez
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1996 San Salvador Long jump
Gold medal – first place 1996 San Salvador 4x100 m relay


Martínez was born to a Cuban father and Spanish mother. After his switch from Cuba to Spain, he did not compete internationally until 2004, when he won the bronze medal in the Olympic Games. In 2005, he became European indoor champion, and in the 2005 World Championships, he finished fourth with 8.24, one centimetre short of the bronze medal.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Cuba
1996 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 1st Long jump 7.46 m
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.11
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 7th Long jump 7.59 m (wind: +0.1 m/s)
9th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 40.31
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 3rd Long jump 8.09 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd Long jump 7.71 m
Representing   Spain
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st Long jump 8.26 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 3rd Long jump 8.32 m (1.3 m/s)
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 1st Long jump 8.37 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th Long jump 8.24 m w   (2.9 m/s)
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th Long jump 7.83 m w (2.1 m/s)
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd Long jump 7.68 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 23rd Long jump 7.63 m

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Un salto de Joan Lino Martínez en el Mundial de Helsinki (in Spanish),, 22 February 2007, retrieved 30 April 2012
  2. ^ Turner, Chris (6 March 2005), Holm jumps 2.40m - European Indoor Champs - DAY THREE - PM session - MEN’s events, IAAF, retrieved 30 April 2012