María del Carmen Díaz

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Díaz and the second or maternal family name is Mancilla.
María del Carmen Díaz
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Born July 15, 1970

María del Carmen Díaz Mancilla (born July 15, 1970) is a retired track and field athlete from Mexico, best known for winning the gold medal in the women's marathon at the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis, United States. She competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where she finished in 33rd place in the women's marathon event.



Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
1986 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Mexico City, México 1st 3000 m 10:16.4 A
World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 10th 10,000 m 36:53.83
1988 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Nassau, Bahamas 1st 1500 m 4:36.37
1st 3000 m 10:06.8
World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 4th 10,000 m 34:23.38
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 20th (h) 10,000 m 33:46.24
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 33rd Marathon 2:37:14


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