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Pablo Montes

Full name: Pablo Montes Casanova
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (184 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: November 23, 1947 in Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Died: October 26, 2008 in Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Pablo Montes followed great Cuban sprinters Enrique Figuerola and Hermes Ramírez in helping his island nation to become a top international sprint relay team. In addition to his two Olympic appearances and relay silver medal, Montes finest moment came at the 1970 Central American and Caribbean Games in Panama City when he won the 100, 200, and 4×100 (with Hermes Ramírez, Juan Morales, and José Triana) gold medals, defeating his arch-rival Ramírez in both the 100 and 200. Montes also won a bronze medal in the 200 at the 1967 Pan American Games, and had three relay silver medals at the PanAms – 1967 (with Hermes Ramírez, Juan Morales, and the non-Olympian Félix Eugellés), 1971 (with Hermes Ramírez, Juan Morales, and the non-Olympian Bárbaro Bandomo), and 1975 (with José Triana, Alejandro Casañas, and Hermes Ramírez). In the PanAms Montes also finished sixth in the 400 metres 1967, fourth in the 100 metres 1971, and sixth in the 200 metres 1975. He later became a sports administrator and was chairman of the Veterans Commission of the Cuban Athletics Federation until his death.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.14 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 100 metres Cuba CUB 4
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB 2 Silver
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Cuba CUB 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba Final 4 10.1 10.14 2
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 10.1 10.19
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 10.1w 10.16w
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba Round One Heat Four 1 QU 10.1 10.14

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba CUB Final 2 38.3 38.40 1
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba CUB Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 38.6 38.64
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 38.7 38.76
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Cuba CUB Semi-Finals Heat One 5 39.04
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Cuba CUB Round One Heat Three 4 QU 39.65