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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

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