Salvador García (athlete)
|Full name||Salvador García Melchor|
|Born||1 November 1962 (age 55)|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||140 lb (64 kg)|
Salvador García Melchor (born 1 November 1962) is a Mexican marathon runner who won the New York Marathon in 1991 in a time of 2:09:28. He also won the 1992 Rotterdam Marathon in a time of 2:09:16. Other notable wins include the 1988 Mexico City Marathon (2:19.02) and the 1991 Long Beach Marathon (2:16.08). He finished second in the 1990 New York marathon with a time of 2:13.19.
|1988||Mexico City Marathon||Mexico City, Mexico||1st||2:19:02|
|1991||New York City Marathon||New York, United States||1st||2:09:28|
|1992||Rotterdam Marathon||Rotterdam, Netherlands||1st||2:09:16|
- Garrity, John (1992-06-29). "Comandante García". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2009-10-29.
- Bondy, Filip (1991-11-04). "NEW YORK CITY MARATHON; Surprise! Garcia Takes First In Marathon". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-29.
- "NEW YORK MARATHON - Quiet Garcia, Noisy McColgan Win". Los Angeles Times. 1991-11-04. Retrieved 2009-10-29.