David Galván

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David Galván
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David Galván at the 2004 Olympic Games.
Personal information
Nickname(s) Keniano Mexicano
Nationality  Mexico
Born (1973-05-06) 6 May 1973 (age 44)
Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico
Sport
Sport track and field
Event(s) 5000 metres,
10000 metres

José David Galván Martínez (born 6 April 1973 in Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila) is a Mexican long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 and 10,000 metres. Nicknamed Keniano Mexicano.

Career[edit]

He was the winner of the inaugural North American 5K Championships, helping Mexico to the team title, and his time of 13:47 minutes went unbeaten in the competition's short history.[1]

Family[edit]

He is married to Nora Rocha.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 5000 m 13:42.04
2nd 10,000 m 28:44.03
World Championships Seville, Spain 28th (h) 5000 m 13:54.29
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 13th 10,000 m 27:54.56
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 3rd 3000 m 8:12.18
World Cup Madrid, Spain 2nd 3000 m 7:47.43[2]
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 5000 m 14:11.95
2003 World Championships Paris, France 11th 10,000 m 27:55.31
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2nd 5000 m 13:52.91
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st 10,000 m 29:38.05
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 10,000 m 29:40.08
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 5000 m 13:38.31
1st 10,000 m 28:08.74
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 20th (h) 3000 m 8:28.29
Olympic Games Beijing, China 10,000 m DNF

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ North American 5 Kilometres Challenge. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-03-20.
  2. ^ Representing the Americas.