José Meléndez (sprinter)

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 27)
Calabozo, Guárico, Venezuela
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country Venezuela
Event(s)Sprinting
Medal record
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, archived from the original on September 13, 2017, 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; et al. "José Meléndez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  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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