Athlete Profile

Javier Sotomayor

  • COUNTRY Cuba Cuba
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 OCT 1967
High Jump Final - Javier Sotomayor (© Allsport)
High Jump Final - Javier Sotomayor (© Allsport)
  • COUNTRY Cuba Cuba
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 OCT 1967
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
High Jump 2.45 Salamanca 27 JUL 1993
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
High Jump 2.43 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR 1989
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
High Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 2.30 Réthimno 01 JUL
2000 2.32 Sydney 24 SEP
1999 2.34 Saint-Denis 03 JUL
1998 2.37 Maracaibo 20 AUG
1997 2.37 Athína 06 AUG
1996 2.33 Atlanta, GA 18 MAY
1995 2.40 Mar del Plata 25 MAR
1994 2.42 Sevilla 05 JUN
1993 2.45 Salamanca 27 JUL
1992 2.36 Zürich 19 AUG
1992 2.36 Eberstadt 04 JUL
1991 2.40 Paris Saint-Denis 19 JUL
1990 2.36 Jerez 03 SEP
1989 2.44 San Juan, PUR 29 JUL
1988 2.43 Salamanca 08 SEP
1987 2.37 Athína 20 JUN
1986 2.36 Santiago de Cuba 23 FEB
1985 2.34 La Habana 20 MAR
1984 2.33 La Habana 19 MAY
1983 2.17 01 JAN
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
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Performance Place Date
2001 2.31 Pireás 21 FEB
1999 2.36 Maebashi (Green Dome) 07 MAR
1996 2.38 Liévin 18 FEB
1995 2.38 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 12 MAR
1995 2.38 Liévin 19 FEB
1994 2.40 Birmingham, GBR 26 FEB
1994 2.40 Wuppertal 04 FEB
1993 2.41 Toronto (The Sky Dome) 14 MAR
1991 2.31 Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 10 MAR
1989 2.43 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR
1987 2.32 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 07 MAR
1985 2.30 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 18 JAN
Honours - High Jump
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
8th IAAF World Championships f DQ Edmonton 08 AUG 2001
8th IAAF World Indoor Championships 5 2.25 Lisboa (Atlantic Pavillion) 11 MAR 2001
27th Olympic Games 2 2.32 Sydney 24 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 2.36 Maebashi (Green Dome) 07 MAR 1999
8th IAAF World Cup in Athetics 2 2.28 Johannesburg 13 SEP 1998
IAAF Golden League/Grand Prix Final 1 2.31 Moskva 05 SEP 1998
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 1 2.37 Athína 06 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 11 2.25 Atlanta, GA 28 JUL 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 2.37 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 08 AUG 1995
5th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 2.38 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 12 MAR 1995
7th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 2.40 London 11 SEP 1994
10th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 1 2.33 Paris 03 SEP 1994
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 2.40 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 22 AUG 1993
4th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 2.41 Toronto (The Sky Dome) 14 MAR 1993
6th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 2 2.26 La Habana 25 SEP 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 2.36 Tokyo 01 SEP 1991
3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships 3 2.31 Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 10 MAR 1991
2nd IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 2.43 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR 1989
2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9 2.29 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 06 SEP 1987
1st IAAF World Indoor Championships 4 2.32 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 07 MAR 1987
1st IAAF World Junior Championships 1 2.25 Athína 20 JUL 1986
4th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 3 2.28 Canberra 06 OCT 1985
IAAF World Indoor Games 2 2.30 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 18 JAN 1985