Horacio Nava

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Nava and the second or maternal family name is Reza.
Horacio Nava
Personal information
Born (1982-01-20) January 20, 1982 (age 33)
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Country  Mexico
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 50km Race Walk
Updated on 24 December 2014.

Horacio Nava Reza (born January 20, 1982 in Chihuahua) is a male race walker from Mexico. He represented Mexico at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics is a five-time participant at the World Championships in Athletics (2005 to 2013). He was the runner-up over 50 km at the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2010 IAAF World Race Walking Cup. He won gold medals over that distance at the 2010 CAC Games and the 2011 Pan American Games.[1]

He was third over 20 km at the 2012 IAAF World Race Walking Challenge meet held in his native Chihuahua.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
Road walk
20 km 1:22:04 hrs Portugal Rio Maior 14 Apr 2012
50 km 3:42:51 hrs Russia Cheboksary 7 Jun 2014
Track walk
10,000 m 40:33.52 min Mexico Monterrey 4 Jul 2004
20,000 m 1:25:24.13 hrs A Mexico Zapopan 23 Jun 2013


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 10,000 m track walk 44:41.89
2001 Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 1st 10,000 m track walk 43:33.92
2003 Pan American Race Walking Cup Tijuana, México 50km walk DNF
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 8th 20km walk 1:26:24
2004 NACAC Under-23 Championships Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada 1st 20,000m walk 1:33:29
2005 Pan American Race Walking Cup Lima, Peru 2nd 50 km 3:59:26 A
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 50 km 3:53:57
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 7th 50 km 3:48:22
2007 Pan American Games Rio, Brazil 2nd 50 km 3:52.35
World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th 50 km 3:58:17
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 5th 50 km 3:47:55
Olympic Games Beijing, China 6th 50 km 3:45:21
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th 50 km 3:56:26
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, Mexico 2nd 50 km 3:54:16
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 50 km 3:56:45
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 20th 20km walk 1:24:15
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 1st 50 km 3:48:58
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 11th 50km walk 3:51:23
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 15th 50km walk 3:46:59
2013 Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 2nd 50km walk 3:58:00
World Championships Moscow, Russia 32nd 50km walk 3:58:09
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 1st 20km walk 1:25:05 A


  1. ^ Pineda Rodríguez, Luis (20 September 2014), HISTORIAL ATLETICO - Horacio Nava Reza, Chihuahua, CHIH, 20-ene-82 (in Spanish), Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo, retrieved December 24, 2014 
  2. ^ Robinson, Javier Clavelo (2012-03-04). Sanchez and Henriques repeat, Zepeda completes Mexican party in Chihuahua. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-06.

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