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Odette Jeanette Chantal Palma Lafourcade (born 7 August 1982, in Osorno, Los Lagos)[1][2][3] is a Chilean athlete specializing in the hammer throw. Her older brother, Patricio Palma, was also a hammer thrower.

Odette Palma
Personal information
Nationality Chile
Born (1982-08-07) August 7, 1982 (age 37)
Osorno, Los Lagos, Chile
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
SportTrack and field
Updated on 28 January 2015.


Her personal best throw of 66.63 metres achieved in 2011 is the current national record.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Chile
1998 South American Junior Championships Córdoba, Argentina 9th Discus 30.95 m
10th Hammer 37.57 m
South American Youth Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th Discus 32.42 m
3rd Hammer 49.50 m
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 18th (q) Hammer 44.67 m[4]
South American Junior Championships Concepción, Chile 8th Discus 36.46 m
4th Hammer 46.42 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12th Hammer 46.67 m
World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 32nd (q) Hammer 43.91 m[5]
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 6th Hammer 51.78 m
South American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 4th Hammer 51.03 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 11th Hammer 50.65 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Hammer 58.19 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 10th Hammer 54.14 m
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 19th Hammer 50.53 m
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Hammer 57.55 m
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 15th Hammer 53.98 m
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 6th Hammer 59.60 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 14th (q) Hammer 59.61 m
2006 South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 6th Hammer 57.41 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 6th Hammer 56.74 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13th Hammer 55.63 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 5th Hammer 60.19 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 7th Discus 40.46 m
2nd Hammer 64.55 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 6th Hammer 60.49 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 5th Hammer 60.83 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 7th Hammer 64.79 m
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 4th Hammer 61.83 m
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Peru 4th Hammer 60.53 m
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 5th Hammer 58.03 m
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 7th Hammer 58.05 m
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 9th Hammer 56.67m A


  1. ^ Odette Palma (in Spanish), retrieved May 12, 2013
  2. ^ Ranking Damas 2010 (in Spanish), Federación Atlética de Chile, retrieved May 12, 2013
  3. ^ Odette Palma - ATLETISMO (in Spanish), retrieved May 12, 2013
  4. ^ [1] Archived 2013-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [2]

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