William Naranjo

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William Naranjo
Personal information
Full name William de Jesús Naranjo Jaramillo
Born (1978-08-18) August 18, 1978 (age 39)
Riosucio, Caldas, Colombia
Country  Colombia
Sport Men's Athletics

William de Jesús Naranjo Jaramillo (born August 18, 1978 in Riosucio, Caldas) is a male long-distance runner from Colombia, who twice represented his native country at the Pan American Games (2003 and 2007). He set his personal best in the men's 5,000 metres (13:22.30) on July 3, 2004 in San Sebastián.

He is a two-time South American Cross Country Champion, having won in both 2005 and 2007.[1]


Year Tournament Venue Result Event Notes
Representing  Colombia
2001 Bolivarian Games Ambato, Ecuador 2nd 5,000 m 14:52.26 A
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 4th 5000m 14:13.69
3rd 10,000 m 29:12.23
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 5,000 m 14:03.41
1st 10,000 m 29:37.38
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7th 5,000 m 14:25.70
6th 10,000 m 30:13.26
2005 World Cross Country Championships Saint-Étienne, France 111th Long Race 40:22
2007 World Cross Country Championships Mombasa, Kenya 35th Long Race
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 5,000 m 13:56.45
7th 10,000 m 29:13.93
South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd 5,000 m 13:56.99
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 10,000 m 29:30.29
2009 Bolivarian Games Sucre, Bolivia 3rd 5,000 m 15:10.4 A
2nd 10,000 m 31:18.45 A


  1. ^ Continental Cross Country Championships and Cups. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-03-02.