Alejandro Casañas

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlejandro Francisco•Casañas Ramírez
Used nameAlejandro•Casañas
Born29 January 1954 in Guanabacoa (CUB)
Measurements188 cm / 79 kg
NOC Cuba

Biography

After finishing fifth in 1971 Alejandro Casañas also won gold (1975) and silver (1979 and 1983) in 110 metres hurdles at the Pan American Games. Also he was a member of two silver medal winning 4×100 metres Pan American Games relay teams in 1975 (with Pablo Montes, José Triana, and Hermes Ramírez) and 1979 (with Silvio Leonard, Osvaldo Lara, and the non-Olympian Juan Saborit).

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.1 (1976); 110H – 13.21 (1977).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics CUB Alejandro Casañas
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) AC h4 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Cuba DNS
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics CUB Alejandro Casañas
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Cuba 5
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics CUB Alejandro Casañas
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Cuba AC h1 r1/2

Olympic family relations

Special Notes