Alejandro Silva (athlete)

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Alejandro Silva
Medal record
Representing  Chile
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1982 Santa Fe 10,000 m
Silver medal – second place 1978 La Paz Decathlon
Silver medal – second place 1982 Santa Fe 5,000 m

Alejandro Silva (born July 28, 1958) is a retired male long-distance runner from Chile.


He represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics. He set his personal best in the men's marathon (2:18.10) in 1985.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chile
1978 South American Games La Paz, Bolivia 2nd Decathlon
1979 South American Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 1st 5,000m
1982 South American Games Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 5,000 m
1st 10,000 m 29:35.9
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 57th Marathon