Allan Segura

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Allan Segura
Personal information
Full name Allan Francisco Segura Medina
Nationality  Costa Rica
Born (1980-12-23) 23 December 1980 (age 33)
Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walking
Updated on 25 July 2014.

Allan Francisco Segura Medina (born December 23, 1980 in Curridabat, San José[1]) is a Costa Rican race walker.[2] He represented Costa Rica at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he became the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.[3][4] He competed in the men's 20 km race walk, where he finished only in thirty-ninth place, with a time of 1:27:10.[5] Segura also achieved his best result in race walking, when he finished thirty-second at the 2008 IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Cheboksary, Russia, with the fastest possible time of 1:23:12.

Personal bests[edit]

Track walk[edit]

  • 20,000 m: 1:25:06.83 hrsCosta Rica San José, 26 June 2011

Road walk[edit]

  • 20 km: 1:23:12 hrsRussia Cheboksary, 10 May 2008
  • 50 km: 4:25:15 hrsMexico Chihuahua, 22 February 2014

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Costa Rica
2001 Central American Games Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 3rd 20 km road walk 1:33:54
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala, Guatemala 10th 20 km walk 1:34:29
Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:37:51.67
2003 Central American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:32:44.90
World Championships Saint-Denis, France 28th 20 km road walk 1:30:53
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 8th 20,000 m track walk 1:30:46.7
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:31:51.30
2005 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 3rd 20,000 m track walk 1:31:13.95
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 58th 20 km road walk 1:27:53
Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 4th 20,000 m track walk 1:34:31.85
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 7th 20 km road walk 1:47:00
2007 Central American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 20 km road walk 1:22:53[6]
Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 2nd 20,000 m track walk 1:27:16.12
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 20 km walk 1:29:50
Pan American Games Río de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 20 km road walk 1:32:27
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 32nd 20 km road walk 1:23:12
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd 20,000 m track walk 1:27:57.2
Olympic Games Beijing, China 39th 20 km road walk 1:27:10
2009 Pan American Race Walking Cup San Salvador, El Salvador 10th 20 km road walk 1:29:06
Central American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 2nd 20,000 m track walk 1:27:39.56
Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 2nd 20 km road walk 1:34:58
World Championships Berlin, Germany 41st 20 km road walk 1:29:52
2010 Central American Games Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:34:12.15
World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, México 34th 20 km road walk 1:28:25
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 5th 20,000 m walk 1:27:51.5 (ht)
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 6th 20 km road walk 1:28:49
Central American Championships Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:26:44.45
2011 Central American Race Walking Cup San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 20 km road walk 1:26:30
Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:25:06.83
Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:28.56.08
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 20 km road walk DQ
50 km road walk DNF
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 83rd 20 km road walk 1:31:21
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 3rd 20,000 m track walk 1:33:23.96
2013 Central American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 1st 20 km road walk 1:38:52
Central American Games San José, Costa Rica 1st 20 km road walk 1:28:43
Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 17th 20 km road walk 1:32:41
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 1st 20,000 m track walk 1:33:40.28
Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, México 3rd 20 km road walk 1:39:14
2014 World Race Walking Challenge Chihuahua, México 12th 50 km road walk 4:25:15
World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 50 km road walk DNF
Central American Championships Tegucigalpa, Honduras 4th 20,000 m track walk 1:33:39.74

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gutiérrez, Fernando (2 March 2009), Campeonato Nacional de Marcha - Allan gana competencia, pero no pudo vencerse a sí mismo - Segura cruzó la meta de primero, pero no pudo bajar su propio tiempo - Gripe y falta de contrincantes que lo presionaran fueron escollos para el atleta (in Spanish), La Nación, retrieved May 17, 2014 
  2. ^ "Allan Segura". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Fonseca Hidalgo, Francisco (9 July 2008). "Allan Segura el Abanderado" [Allan Segura, the flag bearer] (in Spanish). Diario Extra. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "List of Flagbearers Beijing 2008" (PDF). Olympic.org. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Men's 20km Walk". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Irregular mark: Short course

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