Osleidys Menendez - Cuba - Olympic Games & World Championships Javelin Champion.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 16 August 2009

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      Wednesday, 14 November 1979
      Martia, Matanzas
  • Cuba
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Osleidys MENENDEZ - Cuba - Olympic Games & World Championships Javelin Champion.

Women's Javelin final.

2009 World Athletics Championships

1. Steffi NERIUS   GER   67.30m
2. Barbora SPOTAKOVA   CZE   66.42m
3. Mariya ABAKUMOVA   RUS   66.06m
4. Monica STOIAN   ROU   64.51m
5. Christina OBERGFÖLL   GER   64.34m
6. Linda STAHL   GER   63.23m
7. Olisdeilys MENENDEZ   CUB   63.11m
8. Savva LIKA   GRE   60.29m



Osleidys is pictured above during the final of the womens Javelin at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Menendez, a two time

gold medalist at the World Championships and defending Olympic champion after her success in Athens, had to settle

for 6th place on this occasion with a throw of 63.35m. Photo George Herringshaw 1st August 2008. ©

Women's Javelin Final.

2008 Olympic Games

1. Barbora SPOTAKOVA   CZE   71.42m
2. Maria ABAKUMOVA   RUS   70.78m
3. Christina OBERGFOLL   GER   66.13m
4. Goldie SAYERS   GBR   65.75m
5. Steffi NERIUS   GER   65.29m
6. Osleidys MENENDEZ   CUB   63.35m
7. Barbara MADEJCZYK   POL   62.02m
8. Katharina MOLITOR   GER   59.64m