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Yancarlos Martínez
Yancarlos Martínez 2015.jpg
Yancarlos Martínez at the 2015 Military World Games.
Personal information
Born (1992-07-08) 8 July 1992 (age 26)
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country Dominican Republic
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 100 metres
200 metres
Coached by Yaseen Pérez

Yancarlos Martínez Martínez (born 8 July 1992) is a Dominican Republic sprinter.[1] He competed in the 100[2] and 200 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing reaching the semifinals in the second event.[3][4] Initially he practiced baseball, and only switched to athletics after injuring his wrist in 2013.[5]

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International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Dominican Republic
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 4th 100 m 10.29
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.01
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd (B) 4 × 100 m relay 38.98
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 9th (sf) 100 m 10.17
7th 200 m 20.47
5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.86
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 2nd 200 m 20.28
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.78
World Championships Beijing, China 28th (h) 100 m 10.19
14th (h) 200 m 20.31
Military World Games Mungyeong, South Korea 5th 200 m 20.88
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.41
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 40th (h) 60 m 6.83
Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 200 m 20.19
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.52
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 66th (h) 200 m 20.97
4 × 100 m relay DQ

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 10.14 (+1.9 m/s, Toronto 2015)
  • 200 metres – 20.19 (+0.3 m/s, Rio de Janeiro 2016)

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yancarlos Martínez". IAAF. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Newman, Stuart (22 August 2015). "Usain Bolt at IAAF World Championships 2015: Result and Time from Saturday". Bleacher Report (in Spanish). Beijing. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Yancarlos Martínez avanza a semifinales en Mundial atletismo" [Yancarlos Martínez advanced to the Athletics World Championships semifinals]. Listin Diario (in Spanish). Beijing. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Heats results
  5. ^ Yancarlos Martinez, from baseball player to Olympic-bound sprinter

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