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Rafael Fortún

Full name: Rafael Emilio Fortún Chacón
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: August 5, 1919 in Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba
Died: June 22, 1982 in Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Rafael Fortún had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1951 Pan American Games 100 metres, 1st in the 1951 Pan American Games 200 metres, 2nd in the 1951 Pan American Games 4×100 metres Relay (with Raúl Mazorra, Angel García, and the non-Olympian Jesús Farrés). Fortún also finished fifth in the 1955 Pan American Games 100 metres.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.58 (1954); 200 – 21.1 (1951).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 100 metres Cuba CUB 5 h2 r3/4
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 200 metres Cuba CUB 6 h2 r3/4
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres Cuba CUB 4 h2 r3/4
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Men's 200 metres Cuba CUB 4 h2 r3/4
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB 4 h2 r2/3

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank ATM T(H) T(A 1/10) T(A)
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 at 0.22
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU at 0.05 10.6
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 10.7 10.8
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 10.7 10.92
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 10.7 10.90
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 10.5 10.93

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank ATM T(H) T(A)
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 at 0.91
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU 22.0
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Three 1 QU 21.9
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 21.6 21.93
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 21.7 21.98
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Four 1 QU 21.8 21.98

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba CUB Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 41.5 41.67
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat Two 3 QU 41.9 42.14
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