Alejandro Gómez (athlete)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gómez and the second or maternal family name is Cabral.

Alejandro Gómez Cabral (born 11 April 1967 in Vigo, Pontevedra) is a retired Spanish long-distance runner who specialized in the marathon and cross-country running.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 5000 m 13:55.94
1990 World Cross Country Championships Aix-les-Bains, France 32rd Senior race (12.2 km) 35:24
3rd Team 176 pts
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 10th 10,000m 28:16.06
1991 World Cross Country Championships Antwerp, Belgium 14th Long race (11.764 km) 34:36
3rd Team 198 pts
1992 World Half Marathon Championships Newcastle, United Kingdom 9th Half marathon 1:01:20
1995 World Cross Country Championships Durham, England 28th Senior race (12.02 km) 35:30
3rd Team 120 pts
1995 European Cross Country Championships Alnwick, England 2nd Senior race (9 km) 26:43
1st Team 32 pts
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 15th 10,000 m 28:39.11
World Half Marathon Championships Palma de Mallorca, Spain 8th Half marathon 1:02:47
2nd Team 3:08:36
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th Marathon 2:13:23
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 40th Marathon 2:26:40
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 6th Marathon 2:13:40
2003 World Championships Paris, France Marathon DNF

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