Mónica Equihua

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Mónica Equihua
Personal information
Full name Mónica Equihua Solórzano
Born (1982-09-23) September 23, 1982 (age 32)
Tancítaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Country  Mexico
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Updated on 6 January 2015.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Equihua and the second or maternal family name is Solórzano.

Mónica Equihua Solórzano (born 23 September 1982 in Tancítaro, Michoacán) is a Mexican race walker.[1][2][3] At the age of 26 years, she switched from middle-distance running to racewalking.[4] She competed in the 20 km kilometres event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
800 m 2:10.62 min Mexico Monterrey 22 Jun 2008
Road walk
10 km 46:03 min United Kingdom London 11 Aug 2012
20 km 1:31:09 hrs Portugal Rio Maior 6 Apr 2013
Track walk
10,000 m 49:15.72 min Mexico Xalapa 8 May 2010
20,000 m 1:36:05.0 hrs (ht) Mexico Xalapa 31 Aug 2014


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Mexico
2009 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Chihuahua, México 21st 20km walk 1:48:41
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, México 49th 20km walk 1:50:45
2011 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Chihuahua, México 9th 20km walk 1:39:52
Pan American Race Walking Cup Envigado, Colombia 7th 20 km walk 1:38:44
2nd Team (20km) 24 pts
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 4th 20km walk 1:34:50 A
2012 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Chihuahua, México 3rd 20km walk 1:36:25
World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 59th 20km walk 1:41:34
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 30th 20km walk 1:32:28
2013 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Chihuahua, México 3rd 20km walk 1:35:29
Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 5th 20km walk 1:35:43 A
1st Team (20km) 16 pts
World Championships Moscow, Russia 51st 20km walk 1:36:46
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 4th 20km walk 1:38:07 A


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