Borja Vivas
Personal information
Born (1984-05-26) May 26, 1984 (age 37)
Málaga, Spain
Height2.04 m (6 ft 8+12 in)
Weight139 kg (306 lb)
Country Spain
Event(s)Shot put

Borja Vivas Jiménez (born 26 May 1984) is a Spanish shot putter. He represented his country at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics as well as four outdoor and three indoor World Championships, in addition to multiple regional competitions. His biggest success is the silver medal at the 2014 European Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 10th Shot put (6 kg) 17.86 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 6th Shot put 17.09 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 8th Shot put 17.58 m
European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 8th Shot put 18.13 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd Shot put 18.66 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 9th Shot put 18.34 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 1st Shot put 19.45 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 19th (q) Shot put 18.44 m
Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 7th Shot put 18.72 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 32nd (q) Shot put 18.38 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 4th Shot put 19.20 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 10th Shot put 19.12 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 11th (q) Shot put 19.40 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) Shot put 18.37 m
2012 World Indoor Championship Istanbul, Turkey 18th (q) Shot put 18.94 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 30th (q) Shot put 18.88 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th (q) Shot put 19.30 m
Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 1st Shot put 19.99 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 23rd (q) Shot put 18.97 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 9th (q) Shot put 20.19 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 2nd Shot put 20.86 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 4th Shot put 20.59 m
World Championships Beijing, China 24th (q) Shot put 19.28 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 11th Shot put 19.85 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th Shot put 20.16 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 14th (q) Shot put 20.25 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 9th (q) Shot put 19.97 m
2018 Mediterranean Games Tarragona, Spain 13th (q) Shot put 17.98 m