Spain at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics

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Spain at the
2015 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Spain.svg
IAAF codeESP
National federationReal Federación Española de Atletismo
Websitewww.rfea.es
in Beijing
Competitors40
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
2019
2013
2017

Spain competed at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, from 22–30 August 2015.[1]

Medalists[edit]

The following competitors from Spain won medals at the Championships

Medal Athlete Event Date
 Gold Miguel Ángel López 20 kilometres walk 23 August

Results[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kevin López 800 metres 1:46.06 3 Q 1:45.84 10 Did not advance
David Bustos 1500 metres 3:38.75 10 Q 3:42.48 12 Did not advance
Víctor Corrales 3:44.76 33 Did not advance
Adel Mechaal 3:46.05 37 Did not advance
Alemayehu Bezabeh 5000 metres 13:54.13 27 N/A Did not advance
Jesús España 13:51.47 26 N/A Did not advance
Ilias Fifa 13:28.29 13 N/A Did not advance
Yidiel Contreras 110 metres hurdles 13.48 19 13.57 21 Did not advance
Roberto Aláiz 3000 metres steeplechase DNF N/A Did not advance
Fernando Carro 8:38.05 14 N/A Did not advance
Sebastián Martos 8:50.20 26 N/A Did not advance
Carles Castillejo Marathon N/A DNF
Javier Guerra N/A 2:17:00 13
Diego García 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:24.52 29
Miguel Ángel López N/A 1:19:14 PB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Álvaro Martín N/A 1:22.04 16
Francisco Arcilla 50 kilometres walk N/A 4:07:23 SB 35
Jesús Ángel García N/A 3:46:43 SB 9
Benjamin Sánchez N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Width
Height
Rank Width
Height
Rank
Pablo Torrijos Triple jump 16.32 20 Did not advance
Adrián Vallés Pole vault 5.40 31 Did not advance
Borja Vivas Shot put 19.28 24 Did not advance
Lois Maikel Martínez Discus throw 58.01 28 Did not advance
Javier Cienfuegos Hammer throw 70.96 29 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Pau Tonnesen Result 11.26 PB 7.21 13.74 2.04 50.24 PB 15.12 45.28 4.80 60.42 PB 5:33.73 7606 18
Points 804 864 712 840 804 835 773 849 744 381
Jorge Ureña Result 10.99 7.30 12.74 2.01 49.17 PB 14.41 35.20 NM 53.17 4:42.21 6858 21
Points 863 886 651 813 853 922 568 0 636 666
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aauri Bokesa 400 metres 52.98 38 Did not advance
Esther Guerrero 800 metres 2:02.64 36 Did not advance
Trihas Gebre 10000 metres N/A 32:20.87 16
Caridad Jerez 100 metres hurdles 13.27 29 Did not advance
Alessandra Aguilar Marathon N/A 2:33:42 17
Laura García-Caro 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:36:22 32
Raquel González N/A 1:32:00 14
María José Poves N/A 1:31:06 SB 10

On 22 August 2015 it was reported that Josephine Onyia had tested positive for anabolic steroids at the Spanish athletics championships and that she had been pulled from the World Championships.[2][3]

Field events
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Width
Height
Rank Width
Height
Rank
Ruth Beitia High jump 1.92 1 q 1.99 5
María del Mar Jover Long jump NM Did not advance
Naroa Agirre Pole vault 4.45 16 Did not advance
Úrsula Ruiz Shot put 16.36 23 Did not advance
Sabina Asenjo Discus throw 58.04 24 Did not advance
Laura Redondo Hammer throw 63.86 29 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Record-breaking Garcia leads Spain's team for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015". IAAF. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  2. ^ Onyia da positivo por cuarta vez, abc.es, 22 August 2015
  3. ^ Carlos Arribas: El dopaje de Onyia perturba al equipo español, El Pais, 22 August 2015

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