Víctor Mora (athlete)

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Víctor Mora
Personal information
Born (1944-11-29) November 29, 1944 (age 73)
Bogotá, Colombia
Sport
Country  Colombia
Sport Men's Athletics
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1972 Summer Olympics
1976 Summer Olympics

Víctor Manuel Mora García (born November 29, 1944) is a retired long-distance runner from Colombia. He won the gold medal in the men's 5.000 metres event at the 1974 Central American and Caribbean Games, and competed for his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1972 (Munich, West Germany).

He also won the Saint Silvester Road Race in São Paulo in 1972, 1973, 1975[1] and 1981.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 10,000 metres — 27.55.72 (1976)
  • Marathon — 2:12:55 (1981)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Colombia
1970 Bolivarian Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 1st 5000 m 14:08.1 CR
1st 3000 m steeplechase 8:54.6
1973 Bolivarian Games Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá 1st 5000 m 14:20.0
1st 10,000 m 29:26.18 CR
1st 3000 m steeplechase 8:48.7 CR

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campeões 1970-1979" (in Portuguese). Saint Silvester Road Race. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Campeões 1980-1989" (in Portuguese). Saint Silvester Road Race. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 

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