Beatriz Pascual

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Pascual and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.
Beatriz Pascual
Personal information
Born (1982-05-09) May 9, 1982 (age 32)
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Country  Spain
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20km Race Walk

Beatriz Pascual Rodríguez (born 9 May 1982 in Viladecans, Barcelona) is a Spanish race walker. She holds the women's national record for Spain in the 5000 m track walk (20:53.97).[1] She was also Spain's national champion in the 20 km walk event in 2006 and 2008. She represented Spain at the Olympics in 2008 and finished sixth in the women's 20 km walk. She has also competed at the World Championships in Athletics, taking 13th in 2007 and 6th in 2009. She won the bronze medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games.

Pascual suffered an injury in November 2010 and returned to training in March 2010[clarification needed]. She finished in eleventh at the 2010 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, but she went on to win at a meeting on home soil at the Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruña in June 2010.[2] She was ninth in the 20 km walk at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. She began 2012 with a win at the Rio Maior GP.[3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she finished in 8th place.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 11th 5000 m
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 6th 10 km Junior race
World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 10,000 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 12th 20 km
World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 19th 20 km
2004 World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 18th 20 km
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 3rd 20 km
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 20th 20 km
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 13th 20 km
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 6th 20 km
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 6th 20 km
World Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 20 km
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 5th 20 km
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 8th 20 km


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