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Osvaldo Lara

Full name: Osvaldo Lara Cañizares
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: July 13, 1955 in Cerro, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Athletics

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Biography

Osvaldo Lara won bronze in 100 metres at the 1983 Pan American Games after finishing sixth in 100 metres and seventh in 200 metres in 1979. He was also a member of two silver medal winning Pan American Games 4×100 metres relay teams in 1979 (with Alejandro Casañas, Silvio Leonard, and the non-Olympian Juan Saborit) and in 1983 (with Silvio Leonard and the non-Olympians José Luis Isalgué and Leandro Peñalver).

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.11 (1978); 200 – 20.1 (1978).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Men's 100 metres Cuba CUB 5
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Men's 200 metres Cuba CUB 8
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB AC h1 r1/2

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Final 5 10.43 7
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 10.34 8
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat One 3 QU 10.21 3
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Four 3 QU 10.39 8

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Final 8 21.19 6
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 20.93 6
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat One 3 QU 21.01 7
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 21.06 6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank L
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat One AC DNF 6
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