BirthdayFebruary 16, 1976
BirthplaceManagua, Nicaragua

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Orlando Ortega

    Full name: Orlando Ortega
    Also known as: Orlando Ortega, Ortega, Orlando
    Professions: Actor, Writer, Producer

  2. Orlando Ortega Measurements

    Height: 6' (1.83 m)

  3. Orlando Ortega Known for

    Speed Dating 101 (2006), Exit 8A (2004), Game Over (2005), G.I. Jesus (2006)

  4. Orlando Ortega Biography

    Orlando Ortega (born 29 July 1991) is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the 110 metres hurdles. His personal best for the event is 13.09 seconds and he was the bronze medallist at the 2011 Pan American Games.Ortega gradually rose through Cuba's ranks from 2007 onwards, taking youth and junior national titles in the hurdles. He was chosen to compete at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics, but did not finish his heat. In his first year of senior competition in 2011, he established himself nationally with a win at the Barrientos Memorial meeting, winning with a personal best of 13.56 seconds. He improved further at a meeting in Havana running a time of 13.29 seconds. He was one hundredth of a second off his best in the final at the 2011 Pan American Games and claimed the bronze medal while fellow Cuban Dayron Robles took the title.He competed on the European indoor circuit in early 2012, highlighted by a runner-up finish at the XL Galan and a 60 metres hurdles best of 7.57 seconds in Metz. He narrowly missed out on making the final at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships, coming fifth in his heat. He began training under hurdles coach Santiago AntĂșnez, alongside Dayron Robles, and defeated his partner for the first time in Havana in May, improving his 110 m hurdles time to 13.09 seconds to become the third fastest Cuban ever in the event. He came third at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York in June. He came in sixth in the final 110m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.He is studying a degree in physical education in Cuba.During the 2013 World Championships, Moscow he defected from Cuba.

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