Pablo Montes 
 
ONE OF THE GREATEST CUBAN SPRINTERS 
 
Full name: Pablo Montes Casanova 
Gender: Male 
Height: 6'0" (184 cm) 
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg) 
Born: November 23, 1945 in Havana, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba 
Died: October 26, 2008 in Havana, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba 
Country: CUB Cuba  
 
Pablo Montes Casanova (born November 23, 1945 in Havana died October 26, 2008) was a Cuban sprinter. His career highlight came in 1968 as he, together with Hermes Ramírez, Juan Morales, and Enrique Figuerola, won an Olympic silver medal in 4 x 100 metres relay. He was also fourth in the 100 m final, just outside the medals. In 1970 he won both the short sprint events (100 metres and 200 metres) at the Central American and Caribbean Games. 
 
He died of heart attack in 2008. 
 
Personal Best: 100 - 10.14 (1968).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes  (n.207) wons heat 4, round 1, behind him Mel Pender
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes  (n.207) during the Mexico City 100 meters final. On the rigth Charlie Greene and on the left Jimmy Hines
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes  (n.207) during the Mexico City 100 meters final. On the rigth Charlie Greene and on the left Jimmy Hines and Lennox Miller
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes   at the end of his race. Mexico City 100 meters final.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo during 4x100 relais at Mexico City (second from right). He will win silver with  Ramirez,  Morales and Figuerola.
 
 
 
CUBAN RUNNER & HIS 4X100M RELAY TEAM: from left PABLO MONTES, JUAN MORALES, HERMES RAMIREZ. ENRIQUE FIGUEROLA. 
They won silver at Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo ready to run
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes. Mexico City 1968 - 100 m final
 
 
 
The team that won the silver medal for Cuba at the 4x100m event in Mexico Olympic Games. From L to R: Enrique Figuerola, Pablo Montes, Juan Morales and Hermes Ramírez
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pablo Montes