Rubén Maza

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Rubén Maza
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Venezuela
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Valencia 10,000 m
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Maza and the second or maternal family name is Larez.

Rubén Dario Maza Larez (born June 9, 1967) is a long-distance runner from Venezuela.

Career[edit]

He represented his native country in the men's marathon (59th place) at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He won the silver medal in the same event, three years later at the 1999 Pan American Games.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Venezuela
1994 South American Games Valencia, Venezuela 1st 10,000 m 29:49.1
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 4th Marathon 2:16:18
1996 Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, United States 1st Marathon 2:12:02
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 59th Marathon 2:23:24
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece Marathon DNF
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 3rd Marathon 2:27:46
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 2nd Marathon 2:19:56
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador Marathon DNF

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