Dionicio Cerón

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Cerón and the second or maternal family name is Pizarro.
Dionicio Cerón
Personal information
Full name Dionicio Cerón Pizarro
Nationality  Mexico
Born (1965-10-09) 9 October 1965 (age 48)
Toluca
Height 1.73 metres (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 54 kilograms (119 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 10,000 metres
marathon

Dionicio Cerón Pizarro (born October 9, 1965 in Toluca) is a former marathon runner from Mexico, whose personal best in the classic distance was 2:08:30. He represented his native country two times at the Summer Olympics: in 1992 and 1996. He also won the London Marathon three consecutive times between 1994 and 1996, the only athlete to have achieved this feat.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
1990 Central American and Caribbean Games Mexico City, Mexico 1st 10,000 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain Marathon DNF
Beppu-Ōita Marathon Beppu-Ōita, Japan 1st Marathon 2:08:36
1993 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:11:06
Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 1st 10,000 m 28:58.11
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:08:51
1994 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 1st Marathon 2:08:53
1995 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 1st Marathon 2:08:30
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Marathon 2:12:13
1996 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 1st Marathon 2:10:00
2000 Hokkaido Marathon Sapporo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:17:14

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Records
Preceded by
United States Mark Curp
Men's Half Marathon World Record Holder
1990-09-16 – 1993-04-03
Succeeded by
Kenya Moses Tanui