Kaina Martinez

Kaina Martinez (born 20 February 1986) is a Belizean athlete. She competed in 100 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1][2] In 2017, she was named one of nine finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.[3] Martinez was born in the Garifuna village of Seine Bight, Stann Creek District.[3]

Kaina Martinez
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Personal information
Full nameKaina Darina Martinez
Born (1986-02-20) February 20, 1986 (age 34)
Seine Bight, Stann Creek, Belize
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Country Belize
SportWomen's Athletics
Event(s)Sprint
Updated on 26 July 2014.

Personal bestsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Belize
2003 Central American Junior Championships (U20) San José, Costa Rica 2nd 100 m 12.92
4th 200 m 26.84
6th Long jump 4.89 m
2004 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships Coatzacoalcos, México 6th (h) 100 m 12.50 w (wind: +2.4 m/s)
7th (h) 200 m 26.60 w (wind: +2.8 m/s)
2005 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 4th 100 m 12.73 (wind: -3.7 m/s)
2nd 200 m 25.56 (−1.5 m/s)
3rd 400 m 58.28
4th 4 × 100 m relay 49.06
4th 4 × 400 m relay 4:20.19
2006 NACAC U-23 Championships Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th (h) 100 m 12.70 (wind: +0.1 m/s)
8th 200 m 26.59 (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2007 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 3rd 100 m 12.47 (−0.8 m/s)
8th 400 m 1:12.66
5th 4 × 100 m relay 49.34
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 12th (h) 200 m 25.90 (+2.7 m/s)
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 23rd (h) 200 m 25.66 (+0.4 m/s)
2008 NACAC U-23 Championships Toluca, México 11th (h) 100m 12.31 (wind: +0.9 m/s) A
8th Long jump 5.16m (wind: NWI) A
2009 Central American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 100 m 11.98 CR (NWI)
4th 200 m 25.21 (NWI)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 17th (h) 100 m 12.16
2010 Central American Games Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá 1st 100 m 12.05 (+0.2 m/s)
1st 200 m 24.89 (+0.5 m/s)
2nd Long jump 5.49m (+0.9 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 16th (h) 100 m 12.11 (+1.8 m/s)
9th (h) 200 m 25.17 (+0.9 m/s)
15th (q) Long jump 5.56m
Central American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 100 m 12.55 (−2.7 m/s)
1st 200 m 25.54 (NWI)
3rd Long jump 5.48m (NWI)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 50.75
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 4:27.26
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 7th (h) 100 m 12.27
5th (h) 200 m 25.65
18th Long jump 5.05m
2011 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 100 m 11.74 CR (−0.6 m/s)
1st 200 m 24.17 CR (−0.7 m/s)
5th Long jump 5.49 m (wind: +1.1 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 48.50
World Championships Daegu, Korea 42nd (h) 100 m 12.17 (+0.3 m/s)
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th (qf) 100 m 11.89 (+1.3 m/s)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kaina Martinez". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ XIX Commonwealth Games – Participant Information – MARTINEZ Kaina, retrieved July 25, 2014
  3. ^ a b "Kaina Martinez among 9 finalist for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award". Breaking Belize News. October 1, 2017.

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