Edward Araya

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Edward Araya (born 14 February 1986 in Antofagasta) is a Chilean race walker.[1] He competed in the 50 kilometres walk event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2] His personal best of 4:00:31 hours for the 50 kilometres walk is the Chilean record for the event.[3]

He represented his country at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics and has twice competed at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup (2010 and 2012).[4] He entered the 2011 Pan American Games but was disqualified in the competition.[5] He has raced at the South American Race Walking Championships on four occasions (2004, 2004, 2008, 2010) but has not won a medal there.

He has a twin brother, Yerko, who is also a racewalker.


  1. ^ Sports Reference profile
  2. ^ London 2012 profile
  3. ^ "Chihuahua IAAF Race Walking Challenge 2013 Results" (PDF). www.panelcontenido.fmaa.mx. 24 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Edward Araya. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.
  5. ^ "Men's 50km Walk Final". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.