William Collazo Gutiérrez (born 31 August 1986 in Antilla, Holguín) is a Cuban sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.

William Collazo
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Personal information
Full nameWilliams Collazo Gutiérrez
Born (1986-08-31) August 31, 1986 (age 33)
Antilla, Holguín
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Cuba
SportAthletics
Event(s)4 × 400m Relay
Updated on 23 December 2014.

CareerEdit

He won a bronze medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships.[1] He also competed at the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2009 World Championships, but without reaching the final round.[2]

His personal best time is 44.93 seconds, achieved at the World Championships in August 2009 in Berlin. He also has 21.27 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved in March 2004 in Havana.[2]

Personal bestEdit

  • 200 m: 21.04 s (wind: +0.7 m/s)  La Habana, 23 May 2010
  • 400 m: 44.93 s  Berlin, 19 August 2009
  • 400 m (indoor): 46.31 s  Doha, 13 March 2010

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Cuba
2005 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 4th 200 m 21.49 s (0.0 m/s)
1st 400 m 47.16 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:08.14 min
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 8th 400 m 46.58 s
3rd 4 × 400 m 3:02.33 min
2006 NACAC Under-23 Championships Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3rd 400 m 45.72 s
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 7th 400 m 46.95 s
6th (h) 4 × 400 m 3:08.71 min
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 400 m 45.68 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:06.84 min
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 400 m 45.45 s
– (h) 4 × 400 m DQ
World Championships Osaka, Japan 19th (sf) 400 m 45.54 s
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 1st 4 × 400 m 3:03.22 min
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 4th 400 m 46.04 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:02.10 min
Olympic Games Beijing, China 13th (sf) 400 m 45.06 s
10th (h) 4 × 400 m 3:02.24 min
2009 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 1st 400 m 45.74 s
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 1st 400 m 44.96 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:03.26 min
World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th (sf) 400 m 44.93 s
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 400 m 46.31 s
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 400 m 45.33 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:04.86 min
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 21st (sf) 400 m 46.13 s
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 4th 400 m 45.33 s
1st 4 × 400 m 2:59.43 min
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 400 m 45.81 s
1st 4 × 400 m 3:00.43 min
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 3rd (h)1 4 × 400 m 3:00.55 min
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m 3:00.61 min
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 1st 4 × 400 m 3:00.70 min A
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 10th 4 × 400 m 3:03.73 min
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 4th (sf) 400m 46.30 s
3rd 4 × 400 m 3:01.22 min
World Championships Beijing, China 7th 4 × 400 m 3:03.05 min
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 400 m 45.92 s
4 × 400 m DQ
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 4 × 400 m 2:59.53 min
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 400 m 3:03.60 min
World Championships London, United Kingdom 6th 4 × 400 m 3:01.10 min

1: Did not finish in the final.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AthleCAC - Results Service - Servicio de Resultados - XX CAC Senior Championships - 2005 - CACCh Nassau BAH - 9-11 Jul 2005, CACAC, retrieved June 19, 2013
  2. ^ a b William Collazo at World Athletics

External linksEdit