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Zuleima Araméndiz Mejía (born 23 September 1975 in Valledupar, Cesar) is a female javelin thrower from Colombia.

Zuleima Araméndiz
Personal information
Full nameZuleima Araméndiz Mejía
Born (1975-09-23) 23 September 1975 (age 43)
Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Country Colombia
Updated on 17 June 2013.


Her personal best throw is 59.94 metres, achieved in June 2004 in Bogotá.

Personal bestsEdit

  • Javelin throw: 59.94 m A  Bogotá, 12 Juny 2004
  • Javelin throw (old model): 61.72 m A  Medellín, 4 May 1996


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Colombia
1990 South American Junior Championships Bogotá, Colombia 4th Javelin 40.82 m[1]
South American Youth Championships Lima, Perú 1st Javelin 41.22 m[1]
1991 South American Junior Championships Asunción, Paraguay 2nd Javelin 42.50 m[1]
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, Korea 16th (q) Javelin 49.76 m[1]
South American Junior Championships Lima, Perú 1st Javelin 50.92 m[1]
1993 South American Junior Championships Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela 3rd Javelin 46.46 m[1]
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 23rd (q) Javelin 46.24 m[1]
South American Games Valencia, Venezuela 1st Javelin 55.46 m[1]
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd Javelin 56.24 m[1]
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 28th (q) Javelin 54.24 m[1]
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 15th (q) Javelin 58.98 m[1]
Bolivarian Games Arequipa, Perú 1st Javelin 58.04 m[1] A GR
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Javelin 57.57 m[1]
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 3rd Javelin 55.77 m A
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 20th (q) Javelin 52.23 m
Bolivarian Games Ambato, Ecuador 2nd Javelin 55.56m A
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 1st Javelin 56.63 m
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7th Javelin 50.37 m
Universiade Daegu, Korea 16th Javelin 51.21 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd Javelin 56.47 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 17th (q) Javelin 59.94 m
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 2nd Javelin 54.81 m
Bolivarian Games Armenia, Colombia 1st Javelin 54.78 m A
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 5th Javelin 56.03 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 2nd Javelin 55.60 m
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 3rd Javelin 55.69 m
South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd Javelin 57.55 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th Javelin 47.95 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 3rd Javelin 53.11 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 6th Javelin 51.75 m
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 39th (q) Javelin 54.71 m
2009 Bolivarian Games Sucre, Bolivia 1st Javelin 51.81 m A


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Old model javelin

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