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Roxana Tomasa Díaz Sánchez (born May 17, 1981 in Melena del Sur, Havana) is a female track and field sprinter from Cuba.

Roxana Díaz
Personal information
Full nameRoxana Tomasa Díaz Sánchez
Born (1981-05-17) May 17, 1981 (age 38)
Melena del Sur, Mayabeque
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country Cuba
SportAthletics
Updated on 7 June 2013.

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CareerEdit

Her personal best in the women's 200 metres is 22.68, achieved on July 4, 2007 at a meet in Salamanca. Díaz is a two-time Olympian (2004 and 2008).

Personal bestEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

  • 60 m: 7.30 s  Athens, 6 March 2003

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Cuba
1997 Pan American Junior Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd (h) 100 m 12.11 s (wind: -2.9 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m 45.75 s
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 100 m 11.32 s (wind: +2.3 m/s) w A
2nd 200 m 23.00 s (wind: +2.7 m/s) w A
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 11th (h) 200 m DQ
Central American and Caribbean Championships St George's, Grenada 2nd 200 m 22.74 s (wind: +0.2 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m 43.83 s
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st 200 m 22.69 s (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m 43.40 s
World Championships Saint-Denis, France 13th (sf) 200 m 23.12 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
10th (h) 4 × 100 m 43.82 s
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st 200 m 23.73 s (wind: -1.6 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m 43.66 s
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th (h) 4 × 100 m 43.60 s
2005 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 1st 100 m 11.53 s (wind: +0.1 m/s)
1st 200 m 23.34 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 5th 200 m 23.14 s (wind: +3.8 m/s) w
3rd 4 × 100 m 45.07 s
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 200 m 22.76 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m 43.29 s
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 200 m 22.98 s (wind: +1.9 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m 43.86 s
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 200 m 22.90 s (wind: -0.6 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m 43.62 s
World Championships Osaka, Japan 11th (sf) 200 m 22.98 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
4 × 100 m DQ
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 2nd 200 m 22.82 s (wind: +0.3 m/s)
Olympic Games Beijing, China 15th (sf) 200 m 23.12 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
6th 4 × 400 m 3:23.21 min
2009 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 1st 200 m 23.31 s (wind: +0.7 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 2nd 200 m 23.56 s (wind: -1.2 m/s)
1st 4 × 400 m 3:29.94 min
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 200 m 23.25 s (wind: +0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 400 m 3:30.73 min
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 6th 200 m 23.45 s (wind: +0.5 m/s) A
4th 4 × 100 m 43.97 s A

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