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Silvio Leonard

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSilvio•Leonard Sarría
Used nameSilvio•Leonard
Born20 September 1955 in Cienfuegos (CUB)
Measurements173 cm / 64 kg
NOC Cuba

Biography

Silvio Leonard won gold in the 100 metres (1975 and 1979) and 200 metres (1979) at the Pan American Games. He was also a member of two silver medal winning Pan American Games 4×100 metres relay teams in 1979 (with Alejandro Casañas, Osvaldo Lara, and the non-Olympian Juan Saborit) and in 1983 (with Osvaldo Lara and the non-Olympians José Luis Isalgué and Leandro Peñalver).

Personal Bests: 100 – 9.98 (1977); 200 – 20.06 (1978).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics CUB Silvio Leonard
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h2 r2/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Cuba 5
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics CUB Silvio Leonard
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Cuba AC h1 r1/2

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