María Peralta

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María Peralta
María Peralta Rio2016.jpg
Peralta at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full name María de los Angeles Peralta
Born (1977-11-30) 30 November 1977 (age 39)
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)[1]
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Sport
Country  Argentina
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long-distance running
Coached by Leonardo Malgor[1]
Daniel Diaz (national)
Leonardo Malgor (personal)[2]
Updated on 8 May 2014.

María de los Ángeles Peralta (born 30 November 1977) is an Argentine middle and long distance runner.[1][3][4] She competed in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 82nd with a time of 2:40:50.[5] She did not finish her 2016 Olympic marathon.

Personal life[edit]

Peralta is married to Andres and has two daughters Maia and Ainhoa. She took up running in 1986 and mostly trained in middle distances. She ran her first marathon in 2011.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 m: 2:16.77Argentina Santa Fe, 29 April 2006
  • 1500 m: 4:23.20Argentina Santa Fe, 16 April 2005
  • 3000 m: 9:20.53Argentina Buenos Aires, 8 February 2014
  • 5000 m: 16:13.43Argentina Buenos Aires, 25 January 2014
  • 10,000 m: 33:57.44Argentina Buenos Aires, 26 January 2014
  • Half marathon: 1:15:21Wales Cardiff, 26 March 2016
  • Marathon: 2:37:57Netherlands Rotterdam, 15 April 2012
  • 3000 m steeplechase: 10:33.71Argentina Rosario, 1 June 2003

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Argentina
1992 South American Youth Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 1500 m 4:51.83
1994 South American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 4th 1500 m 4:43.4
1995 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 1500 m 4:46.5
6th 3000 m 10:40.16
Pan American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 8th 3000 m 10:46.25
1996 South American Cross Country Championships – Junior Asunción, Paraguay 5th 4 km 15:01
South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 3rd 1500 m 4:40.3
3rd 3000 m 10:18.2
1997 South American Cross Country Championships Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina 12th 6 km 22:58
1998 South American Cross Country Championships Artur Nogueira, Brazil 15th 4 km 15:40
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 800 m 2:15.50
7th 1500 m 4:28.89
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 3000 m s'chase DNF
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala, Guatemala 4th 3000 m s'chase 11:40.3
2003 South American Cross Country Championships Asunción, Paraguay 6th 4 km 15:08
South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th 3000 m s'chase 11:16.83
2004 South American Cross Country Championships Macaé, Brazil 6th 4 km 13:49
8 km DNF
2005 South American Cross Country Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 6th 4 km 14:36
World Cross Country Championships Saint-Galmier, France 93rd 4.196 km 15:23
South American Championships Cali, Colombia 2nd 1500 m 4:30.37
5th 3000 m s'chase 10:58.69
2006 South American Cross Country Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 7th 4 km 13:53
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 80th 4 km 14:46
2009 South American Championships Lima, Perú 8th 5000 m 17:21.06
2011 South American Half Marathon Championships Buenos Aires 8th Half marathon 1:17:08
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 81st Marathon 2:40:50
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia Marathon DNF
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 3rd 5000 m 16:15.01
5th 10,000 m 34:15.26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Maria Peralta". London 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b María Peralta. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ Biografía – General – PERALTA María De Los Ángeles – Argentina (in Spanish), santiago2014.cl, retrieved 8 May 2014 
  4. ^ María de los Angeles Peralta (in Spanish), Olé, 19 December 2012, retrieved 7 May 2014 
  5. ^ "Women's Marathon: Results". London 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 

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