Lázaro Martínez (sprinter)

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Lázaro Martínez
Personal information
Full name Lázaro Martínez Despaigne
Born November 11, 1962 (1962-11-11) (age 55)
La Lisa, Havana, Cuba

Lázaro Martínez Despaigne (born November 11, 1962) is a retired Cuban sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. He was born in La Lisa, Havana.[1]

Martínez won an Olympic silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay in Barcelona 1992. His personal best of 46.12 was set during the 1991 World Championships.

He has a daughter, Nathalie, with retired Cuban high jumper Silvia Costa. Nathalie Martínez is an able hurdler. And his son is Abel Martinez Abreu who born un Spain,with Ana E. Abreu Garcia [2][3]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lázaro Martínez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ Robinson, Javier Clavelo (28 May 2008). "Cuba prepares a strong contingent for Bydgoszcz". IAAF.org. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Nathalie Martínez". IAAF.