|Full name||Edward Ignacio Araya Cortés|
February 14, 1986 |
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||61 kg (134 lb)|
|Updated on 13 May 2015.|
Edward Ignacio Araya Cortés (born 14 February 1986 in Antofagasta) is a Chilean race walker. He competed in the 50 kilometres walk event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. His personal best of 4:00:31 hours for the 50 kilometres walk is the Chilean record for the event.
He represented his country at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics and has twice competed at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup (2010 and 2012). He entered the 2011 Pan American Games but was disqualified in the competition. He has raced at the South American Race Walking Championships on four occasions (2004, 2004, 2008, 2010) but has not won a medal there.
He has a twin brother, Yerko, who is also a racewalker.
- Sports Reference profile
- London 2012 profile
- "Chihuahua IAAF Race Walking Challenge 2013 Results" (PDF). www.panelcontenido.fmaa.mx. 24 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
- Edward Araya. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.
- "Men's 50km Walk Final". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.