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Yaniel Carrero Zambrano (born 17 August 1995 in Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus) is a Cuban sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.

Yaniel Carrero
Personal information
Full nameYaniel Carrero Zambrano
Born (1995-08-17) August 17, 1995 (age 24)
Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus
Country Cuba
Event(s)100 m,4 × 100m Relay
Updated on 13 August 2015.


He won a gold medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay and a bronze medal 100 m at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Championships.[1]

His personal best time is 10.26 seconds, achieved in May 2015 in Havana. He also has 20.81 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved in June 2013 in Havana.

Personal bestEdit

  • 100 m: 10.24 s (wind: +0.1 m/s)  Havana, 18 March 2016
  • 200 m: 20.81 s (wind: +1.2 m/s)  Havana, 4 June 2013


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Cuba
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 10th (B) 4x100 m relay 38.60
World Junior Championships Eugene, Oregon, United States 18th (sf) 100m 10.70 (wind: -1.6 m/s)
34th (h) 200m 21.49 (wind: -0.3 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 3rd 100m 10.28 A (wind: +0.9 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 38.94 A
2015 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 12th (B) 4x100 m relay 39.04
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 11th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.61
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th (sf) 100 m 10.41
3rd 4x100 m relay 38.93
NACAC U23 Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 12th (h) 200 m 21.48
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13th (h) 4x100 m relay 38.47
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 13th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.01


  1. ^ Resultados - 4x100m Relevos Varonil Final (in Spanish), veracruz2014, retrieved August 13, 2015

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