Juan Martínez Brito

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Juan Martínez Brito
Personal information
Born (1958-05-17) May 17, 1958 (age 64)
Guanabacoa, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba[1]
Occupation Discus thrower
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 269 lb (122 kg)

Juan Martínez Brito (born May 17, 1958 in Guanabacoa, Havana[1]) is a retired discus thrower from Cuba, who represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics. His personal best is 70.00 m (229 ft 7​34 in), thrown on May 21, 1983 in Havana.

He was the winner at the AAA Championships in 1985.[2]

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1976 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Xalapa, Mexico 1st Shot put 15.98m A
1st Discus throw 53.98m A
1982 Central American and Caribbean Games Havana, Cuba 3rd Discus throw 62.82 m
1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 3rd Discus throw 62.04 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th Discus throw 64.26 m
1984 Friendship Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd Discus throw 66.04 m
1986 Central American and Caribbean Games Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic 2nd Discus throw 62.30 m
1988 Ibero-American Championships Mexico City, Mexico 2nd Discus 63.72 m A
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 3rd Discus throw 63.52 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 23rd (q) Discus throw 59.98 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 1st Discus 63.02 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th Discus throw 62.64 m