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Silvia Costa : biography

May 4, 1964 -

Silvia Costa Acosta-Martínez (born May 4, 1964 in La Palma, Pinar del Río Province) is a former high jumper from Cuba.

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Category:1964 births Category:Living people Category:Cuban high jumpers Category:Athletes (track and field) at the 1987 Pan American Games Category:Athletes (track and field) at the 1995 Pan American Games Category:Athletes (track and field) at the 1992 Summer Olympics Category:Olympic athletes of Cuba Category:World Championships in Athletics medalists

Biography

She is most known for winning medals at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Championships and the 1993 World Championships in Athletics. She also has three medals from the Summer Universiade. Her personal best jump (set in 1989) is 2.04 metres, which puts her 9th in the all-time performers list.

Costa is married to Spanish citizen José Sanleandro.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing
1978 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Xalapa, México 1st High jump 1.60m A
5th Long jump 4.99m A
2nd 100 m hurdles 15.76s A
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Xalapa, México 2nd 4x100 m relay 48.02s A
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