Erika Abril

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Érika Abril
Erika Abril.jpg
Erika Abril in the 2012 Summer Olympics marathon
Personal information
Full name Érika Abril Suárez
Born (1978-03-29) March 29, 1978 (age 36)
San José de Pare, Boyacá, Colombia
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country  Colombia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Distance running
Updated on 12 June 2014.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Abril and the second or maternal family name is Suárez.

Erika Abril Suárez (born March 29, 1978 in San José de Pare, Boyacá) is a Colombian long-distance runner.[1][2][3] She competed in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 51st with a time of 2:33:33, a Colombian national record.[4]

Personal bests[edit]

  • Half marathon: 1:13:14 hrsBrazil São Paulo, 5 March 2012
  • Marathon: 2:33:33 hrsUnited Kingdom London, 5 August 2012

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Colombia
1993 South American Cross Country Championships (U17) Cali, Colombia 3rd 4 km 15:44
1997 South American Cross Country Championships (U20) Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina 4th 4 km 15:08
World Cross Country Championships (U20) Torino, Italy 125th 4.689 km 17:55
2000 South American Cross Country Championships Cartagena, Colombia 17th 4 km 14:58
14th 8 km 31:24
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 51st Marathon 2:33:33
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 39th Marathon 2:55:13
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Perú 3rd Half marathon 1:16:54

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erika Abril". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  2. ^ Listado Oficial de Atletas Participantes - Erika Abril Suarez (in Spanish), retrieved June 12, 2014 
  3. ^ Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012 - Erika Abril consiguió la marca A exigida por la Iaaf, en el Maratón de Santiago de Chile (in Spanish), El Espectador, 11 July 2012, retrieved June 12, 2014 
  4. ^ "Women's Marathon: Results". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 

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