Luis Delís

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Luis Delís
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BornDecember 6, 1957

Luis Mariano Delís Fournier (born December 6, 1957 in Guantánamo) is a retired Cuban athlete who competed in discus throw and shot put. Specializing in discus throw on the international scene, he won an Olympic bronze medal in 1980 as well as medals at the two first World Championships.

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In 1990 he tested positive for banned substances and was disqualified from competition for two years. [1] In light of the ban, Delís chose to retire from athletics. After retiring he became a coach, training 1992 Olympic champion Maritza Martén.

Achievements

Discus throw unless noted.

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
1974 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Maracaibo, Venezuela 1stDiscus49.02
1983 Ibero-American Championships Barcelona, Spain 1stShot put 18.69 m
1stDiscus 65.24 m
1988 Ibero-American Championships Ciudad de México, México 1stDiscus 65.20 m A
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 3rdDiscus 61.18 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 4thDiscus 57.36 m

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  1. Casey, Ron. Luis Delis. Athletics-heroes. Retrieved on 2009-07-11.