Jesús Herrera

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Jesús Herrera
Medal record
Competitor for  Mexico
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold 1980 Nassau 3000 m steeplechase
Silver 1980 Nassau 5000 m
CAC Junior Championships (U17)
Gold 1978 Xalapa 3000 m
Bronze 1978 Xalapa 1000 m

Jesús Herrera (born March 22, 1962) is a retired long-distance runner from Mexico.


He represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1984. His best Olympic result was finishing in 11th place in the men's marathon, clocking 2:13:58, at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
1978 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Xalapa, México 3rd 1000 m 2:38.8 A
1st 3000 m 9:04.4 A
1980 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Nassau, Bahamas 4th 1500 m 3:53.7
2nd 5000 m 14:27.4
1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:27.8
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 36th Marathon 2:20:33
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 11th Marathon 2:13:58