Omar Aguilar

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Omar Aguilar
Medal record
Representing  Chile
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1986 Santiago 5,000 m
Silver medal – second place 1986 Santiago 10,000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Santa Fe 10,000 m

Domingo Omar Aguilar Cardenas (born December 1, 1959) is a retired male long-distance runner from Chile, who represented his native country twice at the Summer Olympics: 1984 and 1988.


He was torch lighter for the 1986 South American Games at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile.[1]

In addition to his successes on the track, he won the men's race at the first two editions of the South American Cross Country Championships.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chile
1982 South American Games Santa Fe, Argentina 3rd 10,000 m
1983 South American Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 1st 5,000m
1st 10,000m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States DNF Marathon
1985 South American Championships Santiago, Chile 1st 5,000m
1st 10,000m
1986 South American Games Santiago, Chile 1st 5,000 m 14:05.56
2nd 10,000 m
1987 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd 5,000m
3rd 10,000m
Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 3rd 5,000m


  1. ^ Rodríguez III, Ernesto (2010), LIBROS DEL CICLO OLÍMPICO ARGENTINO - Libro I de los Juegos Odesur 1978-2010 (in Spanish) (1st ed.), Buenos Aires: Alarco Ediciones, p. 192, ISBN 978-987-1367-18-4, retrieved June 2, 2012 
  2. ^ Continental Cross Country Championships and Cups. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-03-02.