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Mabel Gay Tamayo (born 5 May 1983 in Santiago de Cuba) is a Cuban triple jumper.[1][2]

Mabel Gay
Deporcuba entrevista Mabel Gay (cropped).jpg
Gay in 2008
Personal information
Full nameMabel Gay Tamayo
Born (1983-05-05) May 5, 1983 (age 36)
Santiago de Cuba
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Country Cuba
Updated on 27 January 2015.

Her personal best jump is 14.67 metres, achieved in September 2011 in Daegu.

Personal bestsEdit



  • Triple jump: 14.57 m  Budapest, 5 March 2004


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Cuba
1998 World Youth Games Moscow, Russia 10th (q) 1.65 m (High jump)
1st 13.41 m (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 13.82 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 4th 13.74 m w (wind: +3.2 m/s)
2001 Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 1st 13.63 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 14.18 m
CAC Junior Championships (U20) Bridgetown, Barbados 1st 13.93 m
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 14.09 m (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st 14.42 m
World Championships Paris, France 5th 14.52 m (PB)
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 9th 14.49 m
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 13.97 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th (q) 13.83 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 12th (q) 13.93 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 14.20 m
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 2nd 14.57 m (wind: +2.0 m/s)
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 14.26 m
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 14.19 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 15th (q) 14.09 m
2009 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 2nd 14.52 m w (wind: +3.0 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 2nd 14.48 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 2nd 14.61 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 1st 14.62 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 5th 14.30 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 4th 14.67 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 3rd 14.28 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 3rd 14.29 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 5th 14.45 m
2014 Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 1st 14.53m A (wind: -0.1 m/s)


  1. ^ XXIX JUEGOS OLIMPICOS BEIJING 2008 - Delegación Cubana (PDF) (in Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Deportes Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), p. 57, archived from the original (PDF) on January 1, 2016, retrieved June 24, 2013
  2. ^ Biography - GAY Mabel, PASO, archived from the original on January 27, 2015, retrieved January 27, 2015

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