Elva Dryer

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Elva Dryer (née Martinez; born September 26, 1971 in Durango, Colorado) is an American long-distance runner who competed mostly in the 5000 and 10,000 meters, before turning to road running.[1] She represented the United States at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 34th (h) 5000 m 16:15.70 min
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 19th (h) 5000 m 15:23.99 min
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 20th (h) 5000 m 15:26.04 min
2003 World Championships Paris, France 17th 10,000 m 31:59.81 min
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 19th 10,000 m 32:18.16 min
2009 World Half Marathon Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 47th Half marathon 1:16:42 h

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 1500 meters – 4:10.28 (Saint-Denis 2001)
  • One mile – 4:33.57 (Uniondale 1998)
  • 3000 meters – 8:46.09 (Eugene 2001)
  • 5000 meters – 15:03.56 (Oslo 2001)
  • 10,000 meters – 31:21.92 (Palo Alto 2005)
  • 10 kilometers – 32:28 (Mobile 2002)
  • 15 kilometers – 48:46 (Jacksonville 2002)
  • 20 kilometers – 1:07:18 (New Haven 2007)
  • Half marathon – 1:11:42 (Houston 2007)
  • Marathon – 2:31:48 (Chicago 2006)

Indoor

  • One mile – 4:36.62 (Indianapolis 1998)
  • 3000 meters – 8:57.60 (Atlanta 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elva Dryer profile at IAAF
  2. ^ Elva Dryer. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-10-29.