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Alejandra García
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Alejandra García in 2012
Personal information
Born June 13, 1973 (1973-06-13) (age 50)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Medal record
Representing  Argentina
South American Games
Gold 1998 Cuenca Pole vault

Alejandra García Flood (born June 13, 1973) is an Argentine pole vaulter.


Her personal best jump is 4.43 metres, which she achieved in April 2004 in Santa Fe. This is the current Argentine record, and was a South American record until 2005. She is a former high jumper, winning silver at the 1993 South American Championships. In 2000 and 2010 she won the Konex Award Merit Diploma as one of the five best Atletes from each decade in Argentina.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Argentina
1990 South American Junior Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd High jump 1.65 m
1993 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd High jump 1.84 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd Long jump 6.13 m (+1.5 m/s)
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 5th Heptathlon 5139 pts
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Pole vault 3.10 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd High jump 1.83 m
5th Long jump 6.16 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France Pole vault NM
South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Pole vault 3.50 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Pole vault 3.95 m
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 1st Pole vault 4.05 m A
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 1st Pole vault 4.30 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st Pole vault 4.30 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 11th Pole vault 4.25 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Pole vault 4.30 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 18th (q) Pole vault 4.15 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 4 × 100 m DQ
1st Pole vault 4.00 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 21st (q) Pole vault 4.25 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st Pole vault 4.25 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st Pole vault 4.20 m
World Championships Paris, France 25th (q) Pole vault 4.00 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd Pole vault 4.30 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 13th Pole vault 4.20 m
2006 South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 3rd Pole vault 4.00 m
2007 South American Championships Sao Paulo, Brazil 2nd Pole vault 4.20 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th Pole vault 4.20 m
2008 Ibero-American Iquique, Chile 3rd Pole vault 4.00 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 31st (q) Pole vault 4.15 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 3rd Pole vault 4.10 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 5th Pole vault 4.10 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina Pole vault NM
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 6th Pole vault 4.20 m

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