Luis Fernando García

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Luis Fernando García
Personal information
Full name Luis Fernando García Bechinie
Born (1975-09-13) September 13, 1975 (age 39)
Amatitlán, Guatemala, Guatemala
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country  Guatemala
Sport Men's Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Updated on 19 September 2012.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Bechinie.

Luis Fernando García Bechinie (born September 13, 1974 in Amatitlán) is a male race walker from Guatemala. He competed for his native country in four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 (Atlanta, Georgia).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Guatemala
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia 43rd 20 km 1:28:28
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 31st 20 km 1:28:51
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 7th 20 km 1:26:24
World Championships Seville, Spain DNF 20 km
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 32nd 20 km 1:27:16
2001 Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 20 km 1:25:44 A
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 18th 20 km 1:26:47
Universiade Beijing, China 17th 20 km 1:33:43
Central American Games Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 20 km 1:27:52 A
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 3rd 20,000 m 1:25:27
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 2nd 20 km 1:27:51
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3rd 50 km 4:12:14
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 4th 20,000 m 1:27:00.7
Olympic Games Athens, Greece DNF 50 km
2005 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 20,000 m 1:26:21.85 CR
World Championships Helsinki, Finland DNF 50 km
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 3rd 20 km 1:29:50
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th 50 km 4:01.36
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 22nd 50 km 3:56:58
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 31st 50 km 4:18:13
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, Mexico DNF 50 km

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