Juan Luis Barrios

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Juan Luis Barrios
Personal information
Full name Juan Luis Barrios Nieves
Born (1983-06-24) June 24, 1983 (age 31)
Ciudad de México, México
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country  Mexico
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle-distance, Long-distance and Cross country running
Updated on 17 December 2014.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Barrios and the second or maternal family name is Nieves.

Juan Luis Barrios Nieves (born June 24, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican athlete.[1] He is 173 cm (5'8") tall and weighs 65 kg (143 lb). He participated at the 2008 Summer Olympics and finished seventh in the men's 5000 metres. He was 14th over 5000 m at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and came 18th in the 10,000 metres at the 2009 World Championships.

He won silver medals in the 5000 m and 1500 metres at the 2007 Pan American Games. He has won three consecutive titles in the 1500 m at the Central American and Caribbean Games, winning in 2002, 2006 and 2010.[2] He also has a threepeat in the 5000 m in 2006, 2010 and 2014, plus he added the 10,000 metres title in 2014. He has also won gold medals on the track at the Central American and Caribbean Championships.[3]

Barrios was the inaugural winner of the NACAC Cross Country Championships in 2005 and repeated the feat the following year, in addition to taking the team gold with Mexico.[4] He made his debut over the marathon distance in March 2011, running at the LALA International Marathon in Torreon, Coahuila, and recorded a time of 2:14:20 hours.[5]

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
2000 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U20) San Juan, Puerto Rico 5th (h) 800m 1:58.95
2001 World Cross Country Championships (U20) Oostende, Belgium 47th 7.7km 27:53
Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 5th 800 m 1:49.54
3rd 1500 m 3:47.62
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 800m 1:51.97
2nd 1500m 3:51.16
Central American and Caribbean Cross Country Championships Southampton, Bermuda 1st 7.6km 25:03
2002 World Cross Country Championships (U20) Dublin, Ireland 22nd 7.974km 24:57
Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 9th 800 m 1:50.98
6th 1500 m 3:50.87
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd 800 m 1:52.36
1st 1500 m 3:45.20 CR
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 8th 1500m 3:44.97
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 1500 m 3:43.71
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships St George's, Grenada 1st 1500 m 3:44.78
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th 1500m 3:47.67
2005 NACAC Cross Country Championships Clermont, Florida, United States 1st 8km 25:06
World Cross Country Championships Saint-Galmier, France 57th 4.196km 12:35
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 5000 m 14:22.57
2006 NACAC Cross Country Championships Clermont, Florida, United States 1st 8km 25:17
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 62nd 4km 11:37
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 1500 m 3:42.52
1st 5000 m 14:09.08
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 1500 m 3:37.88
2nd 5000 m 13:30.87
World Championships Osaka, Japan 8th (sf) 1500m 3:41.17
14th 5000m 13:59.86
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 5000m 13:19.79
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th 10,000m 28:31.40
2010 World Cross Country Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 62nd 11.611km 35:29
20th 11.611km (Team) 391 pts
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 1500 m 3:44.85
1st 5000 m 13:44.41
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 1st 5000 m 14:13.77
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 10th (h) 3000 m 7:54.07
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th 5000m 13:45.30
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st 5000 m 14:08.19
World Championships Moscow, Russia 10,000m DNF
2014 New York City Half Marathon New York, United States 4th 13.1 MI 1:01:46
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 3000 m 7:59.50
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 1st 5000m 14:22.24 A
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 1st 5000m 14:15.98
1st 10,000m 29:13.63 A

References[edit]

  1. ^ HISTORIAL ATLETICO - Juan Luis Barrios Nieves, México, DF, 24-jun-83 (PDF) (in Spanish), Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo, retrieved December 17, 2014 
  2. ^ Central American and Caribbean Games (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.
  3. ^ CAC Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.
  4. ^ NACAC Cross Country Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-02-24.
  5. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2011-03-07). Kimaiyo clocks fastest-ever Marathon in Latin America. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.

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