Edgar Cortez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Cortez and the second or maternal family name is Espinoza.
Edgar Cortez
Personal information
Full name Edgar Alejandro Cortez Espinoza
Born (1989-08-10) August 10, 1989 (age 24)
Santa Teresa, Carazo
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country  Nicaragua
Sport Middle distance running
Updated on 26 July 2014.

Edgar Alejandro Cortez Espinoza (born August 10, 1989, in Santa Teresa, Carazo, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan middle distance runner[1] who specializes in the 800 metres. His personal best in the event is 1:49.10 achieved in 2011 in Daegu which is the current Nicaraguan record.

He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London, England. He was 7th in his round 1 heat with a time of 1:58.99.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nicaragua
2008 Central American Championships San Pedro Sula, Honduras 7th 400 m 52.67
4th 800 m 1:55.09
5th 4x400 m relay 3:25.91
Central American Junior Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 400 m DNF
1st 800 m 1:56.13
4x100 m relay DQ
4th 4x400 m relay 3:38.05
2009 Central American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 3rd 800 m 1:56.47
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 25th (h) 800 m 1:58.47
Central American Games Panama City, Panama 5th 400 m 49.85
1st 800 m 1:53.19
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:28:29
NACAC U-23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 4th (h)[3] 800 m 1:51.01
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 8th 800 m 1:51.62
2011 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 5th 400 m 49.96
3rd 800 m 1:51.84
Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 4th 800 m 1:49.74
Universiade Shenzhen, China 28th (h) 800 m 1:52.05
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 35th (h) 800 m 1:49.10 (NR)
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 14th (h) 800 m 1:59.02
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 7th 800 m 1:51.55
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 1st 800 m 1:53.03
7th 1500 m 4:11.24
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:19.56
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 51st (h) 800 m 1:58.99

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography - CORTEZ Edgard Alejandro, retrieved July 26, 2014 
  2. ^ "Edgar Cortez - Events and results". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Did not finish in the final

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