Juan Luis Barrios

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Juan Luis Barrios
Medal record
Athletics
Competitor for  Mexico
CAC Championships
Gold 2013 Morelia 5000 m
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold 2002 Bridgetown 1500 m
Silver 2002 Bridgetown 800 m
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. 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.[1] He also had back-to-back wins in the 5000 m in 2006 and 2010. He has also won gold medals on the track at the Central American and Caribbean Championships.[2]

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.[3] 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.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
2001 Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 5th 800 m 1:49.54
3rd 1500 m 3:47.62
2002 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
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
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 5000 m 14:22.57
2006 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
2010 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
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central American and Caribbean Games (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.
  2. ^ CAC Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.
  3. ^ NACAC Cross Country Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-02-24.
  4. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2011-03-07). Kimaiyo clocks fastest-ever Marathon in Latin America. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.

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