José Meléndez (sprinter)

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José Daniel Meléndez Mayorga (born 19 May 1993 in Calabozo[1][2] or Zaraza,[3] Guárico) is a Venezuelan sprinter.[4] He competed in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5]

José Meléndez
Personal information
Full nameJosé Daniel Meléndez Mayorga
Born (1993-05-19) May 19, 1993 (age 26)
Calabozo, Guárico, Venezuela
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country Venezuela
Event(s)Sprinting
Updated on 20 January 2015.

Personal bestsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Venezuela
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.70
World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th (sf) 400 m 46.83
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.62[6]
South American Under-23 Championships São Paulo, Brazil 400m DNF
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 1st 400 m 46.31
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.64
World Championships Moscow, Russia 22nd (sf) 400 m 46.22
9th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.04
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.17
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.44
South American Under-23 Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 1st 400m 46.07
6th 4 × 100 m relay 41.95
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 3rd (h) 400m 46.62 A
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.80 A
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.15
South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th 200 m 21.29
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.96
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.47
World Championships Beijing, China 14th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.96
2018 South American Games Cochabamba, Bolivia 5th 400 m 46.62
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.75
Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 400 m DNF
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.62

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Guariqueño José Meléndez alcanzó oro en el máximo Viloria y clasificó para el mundial de atletismo (in Spanish), Diario la Antena, San Juan de los Morros, Guárico, May 9, 2012, retrieved May 6, 2014
  2. ^ Lo nombraron Hijo Ilustre y le entregaron la Llave de la Ciudad - Guárico: Calabozo recibió a su Atleta Olímpico José Meléndez (in Spanish), Abrebrecha, August 20, 2012, retrieved May 6, 2014
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "José Meléndez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  4. ^ Biografía - General - MELENDEZ Jose - Venezuela (in Spanish), archived from the original on May 7, 2014, retrieved May 6, 2014
  5. ^ London 2012 profile Archived 2013-05-26 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Did not start in the final

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