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Jordi Llopart Ribas
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Llopart at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1952-05-05)5 May 1952
El Prat de Llobregat, Spain
Died 11 November 2020(2020-11-11) (aged 68)
Badalona, Spain
Height 167 cm
Weight 63 kg
Country Spain
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walking
Club GCR La Seda
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 50 kmW – 3:44:33 (1989)
Medal record
Representing  Spain
Olympic Games
Silver 1980 Moscow 50 km walk
European Championships
Gold 1978 Prague 50 km walk

Jorge "Jordi" Llopart Ribas (5 May 1952 – 11 November 2020) was a Spanish race walker.

He competed in the 50 km event at the 1980, 1984, and 1988 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1980. The silver medal was Spain's first ever medal in athletics. Llopart was a European champion in this event in 1978.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1978 European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 1st 50 km 3:53:29.9
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 50 km 3:51:25
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 6th 50 km 4:08:28
1983 World Race Walking Cup Bergen, Norway 4th 50 km 3:52:57
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 28th 20 km 1:27:49
50 km DNF
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 7th 50 km 4:03:09
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 8th 50 km 4:02:55
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 9th 50 km 3:52:12
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 14th 50 km 3:55:35
World Championships Rome, Italy 50 km DQ
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 13th 50 km 3:48:09
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 50 km DNF
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 17th 50 km 4:16:36
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