Luis Tipán

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Luis Tipán
Personal information
Full name Luis Alfonso Tipán
Born (1954-02-08) February 8, 1954 (age 63)
Country  Ecuador
Sport Men's athletics
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1984 Summer Olympics

Luis Alfonso Tipán (born February 8, 1954) is a retired male athlete from Ecuador, who competed in the long-distance running events during his career.

He represented his native South American country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. Tipán set his personal best (2:28:30) in the men's marathon on August 14, 1983 in Helsinki, Finland.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ecuador
1977 Bolivarian Games La Paz, Bolivia 3rd 5000 m 15:50.2 A
1st 10,000 m 32:24.77 A
1st Half marathon 1:12:02 A
1978 South American Games La Paz, Bolivia 2nd 5000 m
1st 10,000 m 33:28.14 A
2nd 3000 m Steeplechase
1981 Bolivarian Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 10,000 m 30:09.93
1982 South American Games Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 10,000 m
2nd Marathon
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 53rd Marathon 2:28:30