Weight 78 kg
Height 1.86 m
|Name Rolando Palacios|
Sport Men's Athletics
|Full name Cruz Rolando Palacios Castillo|
Born May 3, 1987 (age 28) (1987-05-03) Sambo Creek, Atlantida, Honduras
Personal best(s) 100m = 10.22 200m = 20.40
Rolando palacios cruz 100m final jccveracruz2014
Cruz Rolando Palacios Castillo (born 3 May 1987) is a Honduran sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He was born in Sambo Creek, a traditional Garífuna village. His personal best time is 10.22 seconds, achieved in July 2008 in Toluca.
- Rolando palacios cruz 100m final jccveracruz2014
- Rolando palacios 100 metros en veracruz 2014
- Personal bests
He competed at the 2005 World Championships, the 2006 World Indoor Championships, the 2008 World Indoor Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games. In Beijing he finished fourth in his heat at the 100 metres with a time of 10.49 seconds, but was eliminated. At the 200 metres, he placed third in his heat behind Roman Smirnov and Walter Dix to qualify for the next round in a time of 20.81 seconds. In the second round he came to 20.87 seconds, which was the seventh time in his heat, not enough to advance to the next round.
He competed in the 200 m event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He finished 7th in his heat with a time of 21.32 seconds and did not qualify for the semifinals. He was the flagbearer for Honduras during the Parade of Nations.
He set the 60 metres Honduran national record with a time of 6.62 seconds on 26 February 2009.