Zulema Fuentes-Pila

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fuentes-Pila and the second or maternal family name is Ortiz.

Zulema Fuentes-Pila Ortiz (born May 25, 1977 in Requejada, Cantabria) is a Spanish middle distance runner.

She finished eighth in 1500 metres at the 2002 European Indoor Championships. At the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg she finished eighth in the 3000 m steeplechase, breaking the Spanish national record with 9:40.36 minutes.

She was named for the Spanish 2007 European Indoor Championships team together with two sisters, Margarita and Iris.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
2001 Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 7th 1500 m 4:20.44
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 8th 1500 m 4:15.23
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 12th (h) 1500 m 4:12.03
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd 5000 m 15:56.80
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 3000 m s'chase 9:40.36
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th (h) 1500 m 4:17.42
World Championships Osaka, Japan 26th (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:55.62
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 12th 3000 m s'chase 9:35.16
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 3000 m s'chase 9:53.75
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th 3000 m s'chase 9:35.71
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 15th 3000 m s'chase 10:05.06

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ EAA (26 February 2007). "3 sisters named on Spanish team for Birmingham". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-01.