Manuel MARTINEZ

Manuel Martinez - Spain - 2003 World Indoors Shot Put Gold medal.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 14 March 2003

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 07 December 1974
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Leon, Spain.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Spain
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Manuel MARTINEZ - Spain - 2003 World Indoors Shot Put Gold medal.

Manuel Martinez is pictured above at the 2003 World Indoors Championships,

where he won the Gold medal for Spain.


 

Men's Shot Put Final.

2003 World Indoors Championships.


1. Manuel Martinez   ESP   21.24
2. John Godina   USA   21.23
3. Yuriy Bilonog   UKR   20.65
4. Arsi Harju   FIN   20.96
5. Justin Anlezark   AUS   20.65
6. Tepa Reinikainen   FIN   20.59
7. Milan Haborak   SVK   20.21
8. Joachim Olsen   DEN   20.12

 

He was awarded the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics in May 2013 following an

IAAF drug test disqualified the first-place participant. (Yuriy Bilonoh of Ukraine)

1st.     Adam Nelson          United States   21.16m  
2nd.   Joachim Olsen         Denmark          21.07m 
3rd.   Manuel Martínez   Spain              20.84m

 
Martínez improved the Spanish national record on 31 occasions in his career.

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS.

 

2010     18.83     Avilés     17 JUL
2009     20.39     Leiria     20 JUN
2008     20.39     Santa Cruz de Tenerife     26 JUL
2007     19.48     Rivas Vaciamadrid     29 JUN
2006     20.58     Málaga     28 JUN
2005     20.32     Salamanca 06 JUL
2004     21.15     Bruxelles    03 SEP
2003     21.08     Firenze  21 JUN
2002     21.47     Salamanca  10 JUL (personal best)
2001     21.35     San Sebastián     18 AUG
2000     20.55     Sydney   22 SEP
1999     20.04     Valencia, ESP     30 APR
1998     20.08     Andújar     04 SEP
1997     20.27     Salamanca    20 JUL
1996     20.12     Rieti     01 SEP 

 

Manuel "Manolo" Martínez Gutiérrez  is his full name.