Susana Clement
Personal information
Full nameSusana Aylen Clement Quezada
Nationality Cuba
Born (1989-08-18) 18 August 1989 (age 32)
Diez de Octubre, La Habana
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)4×400 m relay
Updated on 10 June 2013.

Susana Aylen Clement Quezada (born August 18, 1989 in Diez de Octubre, La Habana) is a Cuban track and field athlete, who specialized in the 400 metres.[1][2] She won gold medals for the national relay team at the 2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Havana, and also, at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.[3]

Clement competed for the women's 4 × 400 m relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, along with her teammates Roxana Díaz, Zulia Calatayud, and Indira Terrero. She ran on the third leg of the first heat, with an individual-split time of 51.38 seconds. She and her team finished the relay in second place for a seasonal best time of 3:25.48, giving them a qualifying slot for the final round.[4] By the following day, Clement and her team placed sixth in the finals, with a national record-breaking time of 3:23.31.[5]

Personal best

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 2nd 400 m 53.15 s
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.77 min
Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 5th 200 m 23.82 s (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 3rd 400 m 52.36 s
Olympic Games Beijing, China 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.21 min NR
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.94 min
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.36 min
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.73 min
2011 ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:34.91 min
World Championships Daegu, Korea 4th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.74 min
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.09 min A

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Susana Clement". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
  2. ^ XXIX JUEGOS OLIMPICOS BEIJING 2008 - Delegación Cubana (PDF) (in Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Deportes Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), p. 57, archived from the original (PDF) on January 1, 2016, retrieved June 24, 2013
  3. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (31 October 2011). "Nava and da Silva take last athletics titles in Guadalajara as Pan American Games conclude". IAAF. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Women's 4×400m Relay Round 1 – Heat 1". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Women's 4×400m Relay Final". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012.