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Manuel Martínez

Full name: Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez
Nickname(s): Manolo
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 291 lbs (132 kg)
Born: December 7, 1974 in León, León, Spain
Affiliations: Larios A.A.M./Universidad de León/León C.A./D. Manuel Martínez
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Manuel Martínez first was noticed internationally when he finished second at the 1992 World Junior Championships in the shot put. In 1993 he won the gold medal at the European Juniors. His major titles includes golds in 2001 at the Universiade, Mediterranean Games, and European Indoors. In 2003 he won his biggest title with the World Indoor Championship. His final major title came in 2009 when he again won gold at the Mediterranean Games. His other podium appearances at internationals include seconds at the 2000 European Indoors and 2005 Mediterraneans, and thirds at the 2001 World Indoors, 2004 World Athletics Final, and 2005 European Indoors. In 2010 Martínez turned to film, starring in the Spanish film Estigmas (Stigmata) in the role of Bruno.

Personal Best: SP – 21.47 (2002).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Men's Shot Put Spain ESP 15 QR
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Men's Shot Put Spain ESP 6
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Men's Shot Put Spain ESP 3 Bronze
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Men's Shot Put Spain ESP 19 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Spain Qualifying Round 15 19.12
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A 7 19.12
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round One 5 19.12
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 7 18.93 19.12
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 18.90
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round 6 20.55
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round One 5T 19.89
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round Two 7 19.45 19.89
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round Three 7 foul 19.89
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round Four 7 19.50 19.89
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round Five 6 20.55 20.55
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Final Round Round Six NP 19.70
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Qualifying Round 9 QC 19.94
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A 6 19.94
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round One 5 19.94
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 5 18.95 19.94
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 19.86
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round 3 20.84
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round One 2 20.70
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round Two 2 20.21 20.70
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round Three 3 20.49 20.70
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round Four 3 20.78 20.78
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round Five 3 20.84 20.84
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Final Round Round Six NP foul
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Qualifying Round 6 QC 20.37
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B 3 20.37
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 19.15
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 7 19.54 19.54
2004 Summer 29 Athina Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 20.37
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Spain Qualifying Round 19 19.81 19.62
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B 10 19.81 19.62
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 19.62
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 9 19.45 19.62
2008 Summer 33 Beijing Athletics Spain Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 19.81
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