In pillole

3 dic 1950 Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
El Caballo, El elegante de las pistas
190 cm / 84 kg 6'3'' / 184 libbre
Maschio

Alberto Juantorena, known as El Caballo, or The Horse, began as a basketball player but was discovered as a sprinter and competed at the 1972 Olympics, making the semi-finals of the 400 metres. In 1973, Juantorena won the 400 at the Universiade and in 1975 won two silver medals - 400 metres and 4×400 metres relay (with Eddy Gutiérrez, Carlos Álvarez, and Dámaso Alfonso) - at the Pan American Games. In 1976 he increased his range and won the 400 and 800 at the Montréal Olympics, the 800 in a world-record time of 1:43.50 and the 400 in a low-altitude...

Alberto in numeri

3
Olimpiadi
Olimpiadi
2
medaglie
Medaglia d'oro:2 Medaglia d'argento: Medaglia di bronzo:
  • Mosca
    Mosca 1980
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Mosca
    Mosca 1980
    • 4
      Athletics
      400 metres
  • Montreal
    Montreal 1976
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Montreal
    Montreal 1976
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Athletics
      400 metres
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Athletics
      800 metres
    • 7
      Athletics
      4 x 400 metres Relay
  • Monaco
    Monaco 1972
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Monaco
    Monaco 1972
    • 5 h2 r3/4
      Athletics
      400 metres

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