Yarelis BARRIOS

Yarelis Barrios - Cuba - Discus silver at 2009 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 21 August 2009

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 12 July 1983
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Pinar del Rio, Cuba
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Cuba
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Yarelis BARRIOS - Cuba - Discus silver at 2009 World Championships.

Yarelys Barrios Castañeda (also known as Yarelis Barrios Castañeda) later won bronze medals at

the 2011 and 2013 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.

 

Barrios originally finished 4th in the 2012 Summer Olympics, but she moved up a position

after Darya Pishchalnikova was disqualified for testing positive for the anabolic steroid oxandrolone.

 

 

Women's Discus final.

2009 World Athletics Championships.


1. Dani SAMUELS   AUS   65.44m
2. Yarelis BARRIOS   CUB   65.31m
3. Nicoleta GRASU   ROM   65.20m
4. Zaneta GLANC   POL   62.66m
5. Aimin SONG   CHN   62.42m
6. Nadine MULLER   GER   62.04m
7. Natalya SADOVA   RUS   61.78m
8. Melina ROBERT-MICHON   FRA   60.92m

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS:

 

2016    62.50    Las Tunas (CUB)    20 FEB 2016
2013    67.36    Lausanne (SUI)    04 JUL 2013
2012    68.03    La Habana (CUB)    22 MAR 2012 (personal best)
2011    66.40    Guadalajara (MEX)    28 OCT 2011
2010    65.96    Bruxelles (BEL)    27 AUG 2010
2009    65.86    Thessaloniki (GRE)    13 SEP 2009
2008    66.13    Leiria (POR)    26 JUL 2008
2007    63.90    Osaka (JPN)    29 AUG 2007
2006    61.01    Halle (GER)    20 MAY 2006
2005    60.61    La Habana (CUB)    19 MAY 2005
2004    59.51    La Habana (CUB)    23 APR 2004
2003    58.37    La Habana (CUB)    13 JUN 2003
2002    54.10    La Habana (CUB)    05 JUL 2002
2000    50.22    La Habana (CUB)    24 JUL 2000