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Alejandro Casañas

Full name: Alejandro Francisco Casañas Ramírez
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: January 29, 1954 in Guanabacoa, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

After finishing fifth in 1971 Alejandro Casañas also won gold (1975) and silver (1979 and 1983) in 110 metres hurdles at the Pan American Games. Also he was a member of two silver medal winning 4×100 metres Pan American Games relay teams in 1975 (with Pablo Montes, José Triana, and Hermes Ramírez) and 1979 (with Silvio Leonard, Osvaldo Lara, and the non-Olympian Juan Saborit).

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.1 (1976); 110H – 13.21 (1977).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 18 München Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Cuba CUB AC h4 r1/3
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Cuba CUB 2 Silver
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB 5
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Cuba CUB 2 Silver
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB AC h1 r1/2

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank L T(A)
1972 Summer 18 München Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Four AC DNF 2
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba Final 2 7 13.33
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 2 13.34
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Two 2 QU 1 13.73
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Cuba Final 2 6 13.40
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 8 13.44
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Three 1 QU 4 13.46

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba CUB Final 5 39.01 4
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba CUB Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 39.25 6
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat Three 1 QU 39.54 1
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat One AC DNF 6
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