|Pan American Games|
|1979 San Juan||10,000 metres|
|1975 Mexico City||10,000 metres|
|1975 Mexico City||5000 metres|
|1979 San Juan||5000 metres|
Rodolfo Gómez Orozco (born 30 October 1950 in Mexico City) is a retired long-distance runner, who was one of the leading runners represented from Mexico in the 1970s and 1980s. He won the Tokyo Marathon (1981), the IAAF Citizen Golden Marathon in Athens (1982), the Rotterdam Marathon (1982), the Nike OTC Marathon (1982), the Pittsburgh Marathon (1984) and the Mexico City Marathon (1987). He gained prominence on American television in 1982 when he set his Personal Record of 2:09:33 while being the primary foil to Alberto Salazar's third victory in a row at the New York Marathon.
Gómez represented Mexico at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1976. Later on he became an athletics coach, guiding runners like Andrés Espinosa, Germán Silva, Benjamín Paredes, Adriana Fernández, Isaac García, Martín Pitayo, and Isidro Rico.
|1976||Olympic Games||Montréal, Canada||19th||Marathon||2:18:21|
|1980||Olympic Games||Moscow, Soviet Union||6th||Marathon||2:12:39|
|1981||Tokyo Marathon||Tokyo, Japan||1st||Marathon||2:11:00|
|New York City Marathon||New York, United States||7th||Marathon||2:12:47 |
|1982||Rotterdam Marathon||Rotterdam, Netherlands||1st||Marathon||2:11:57|
|New York City Marathon||New York, United States||2nd||Marathon||2:09:33|
|1987||Pittsburgh Marathon||Pittsburgh, United States||1st||Marathon||2:13:07|
- http://www.arrs.net/MaraRank/ATM_Mara1981.htm Course 150 m short on remeasurement
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