Sandra Ruales

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Sandra Ruales
Ruales Maisch Berlin2009.jpg
Sandra Ruales (2009)
Personal information
Full name Sandra de las Mercedes Ruales Mosquera
Born (1974-05-30) May 30, 1974 (age 40)
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Country  Ecuador
Sport Athletics
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ruales and the second or maternal family name is Mosquera.

Sandra de las Mercedes Ruales Mosquera (born May 30, 1974 in Quito, Pichincha) is a female Ecuadorian athlete, who competes in the long-distance events.

Career[edit]

She twice competed for her native country at the Summer Olympics: 2004 and 2008. Ruales won the 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 edition of the Guayaquil Marathon.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ecuador
1988 South American Youth Championships Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd 1500 m 4:55.8 min A
2nd 3000 m 10:44.5 min A
2004 Miami Marathon Miami, United States 3rd Marathon 2:45:24 hrs
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 36th Marathon 2:44:28 hrs
2005 Miami Marathon Miami, United States 1st Marathon 2:37:00 hrs
World Championships Helsinki, Finland Marathon DNF
Guayaquil Marathon Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st Marathon 2:41:40 hrs
Bolivarian Games Armenia, Colombia 1st Half marathon 1:20:12 hrs GR A
2006 Miami Marathon Miami, United States 2nd Marathon 2:37:18 hrs
Guayaquil Marathon Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st Marathon 2:45:58 hrs
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 43rd Marathon 2:35:53 hrs
Guayaquil Marathon Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st Marathon 2:50:40 hrs
2009 Miami Marathon Miami, United States 3rd Marathon 2:50:38 hrs
World Championships Berlin, Germany 57th Marathon 2:50:36 hrs
Guayaquil Marathon Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st Marathon 2:45:25 hrs

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