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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)

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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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