Yago LAMELA

Yago Lamela - Spain - 2003 & 1999 World Championship Long Jump medals.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 29 August 2003

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 24 July 1977
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Avil├ęs, Spain. DIED May 8th 2014. (Aged 36).
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Spain
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Yago LAMELA - Spain - 2003 & 1999 World Championship Long Jump medals.

On 8th. May 2014, Lamela was found dead at his parents' house. The coroner announced a heart attack

as the cause of death. Lamela was just 36 years old. In June, 2011 he had been admitted to the psychiatric ward

of the San Agustin de Avilés hospital suffering from chronic depression.

 

Long jumper Yago Lamela leaps to a bronze medal for Spain at the 2003

World Championship in Paris..

 

 

Final Salto de Longitud {Hombres}

Atletismo Campeonato del Mundo


1. Dwight PHILLIPS   USA   8.32
2. James BECKFORD   JAM   8.28
3. Yago LAMELA   ESP   8.22
4. Ignisious GAISAH   GHA   8.13
5. Hussein Taher AL-SABEE   KSA   8.10
6. Volodymyr ZYUSKOV   UKR   8.08
7. Walter DAVIS   USA   8.02
8. Osbourne MOXEY   BAH   7.93

 

 

 

Yago Lamela in action in Seville where he won the silver medal in the men's long jump

for host nation Spain.   Photo George Herringshaw 26th August 1999.  ©

Later in 1999 Yago also jumped 8.56m indoors, for a European Indoor record.

It lasted for ten years

 


Men's Long Jump Final.

World Athletics Championships 1999


 
1. Ivan PEDROSO   CUB   8.56m.    
2. Yago LAMELA   ESP   8.40m    
3. Gregor CANKAR   SLO   8.36m  
4. Jai TAURIMA   AUS   8.35m  
5. Shane HAIR   AUS   8.24m  
6. Le HUANG   CHN   8.01m  
7. Kevin DILWORTH   USA   8.00m    
8. Younes MOUDRIK   MAR  

 

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS LONG JUMP.

 

2004    8.16    +1.7    San Sebastián    16 AUG
2003    8.53    +1.3    Castellón    18 AUG
2002    8.21    -0.3    Réthimno    07 JUL
2001    8.07    +0.9    Guadalajara    13 JUN
2000    8.22    +0.1    Thessaloníki    30 AUG
1999    8.56    +1.3    Torino    24 JUN (personal best)
1998    8.14    +2.0    Sevilla    30 MAY
1997    7.87    +0.7    Salamanca (Helmántico)    19 JUL
1996    7.80    +0.7    Valladolid    09 JUN
1995    7.66    -0.1    Castellón    30 JUN 

 

LONG JUMP INDOORS.

 
2004    8.04        Zaragoza    31 JAN
2003    8.43        Sevilla    22 FEB
2002    8.17        Wien    02 MAR
2001    8.05        Eaubonne    07 FEB
1999    8.56        Maebashi  07 MAR (European indoor record)
1998    7.95        Valencia      28 FEB
1995    7.75        Oviedo    02 DEC