Ximena Restrepo

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Ximena Restrepo
Personal information
Full name Ximena Restrepo Gaviria
Born (1969-03-10) March 10, 1969 (age 45)
Country  Colombia
Sport Women's Athletics
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1992 Summer Olympics
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Restrepo and the second or maternal family name is Gaviria.

Ximena Restrepo Gaviria (born March 10, 1969 in Medellín) is a former Colombian sprinter.


With the time of 49.64 seconds she won a bronze medal in 400 metres at the 1992 Olympic Games, Colombia's first athletics medal. This result is still a South American record, as is the case with her 200 metres time of 22.92 seconds, which she achieved in 1991. At the 1991 Pan American Games she won silver medals in 200 and 400 metres.

Restrepo is married to Chilean shot putter Gert Weil. She attended the University of Nebraska, where she won the 1991 NCAA Championship in the 400 meters.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Colombia
1985 Bolivarian Games Cuenca, Ecuador 1st 200 m 24.93 A


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