Ángela María Figueroa Palacios (born 28 June 1984 in Bogotá), known as Ángela Figueroa,[1][2] is a Colombian athlete who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase.[3][4] She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 43rd overall.

Ángela Figueroa
Personal information
Full nameÁngela María Figueroa Palacios
Born (1984-06-28) June 28, 1984 (age 35)
Bogotá, Colombia
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
Country Colombia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Long-distance running
Updated on 1 January 2015.

Personal bestsEdit

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Colombia
2003 South American Junior Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 7th 1500 m 4:40.1
2nd 3000 m s'chase 10:46.24
Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd 3000 m 10:06.95
3rd 2000 m s'chase 6:51.31
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th 1500m 4:44.36
3rd 3000m steeplechase 10:39.12
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 5th 1500 m 4:38.65
4th 3000 m s'chase 10:52.06
Bolivarian Games Armenia, Colombia 3rd 1500 m 4:38.42
2nd 3000 m steeplechase 10:41.93
2006 South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st 3000 m s'chase 10:29.35
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd 3000 m s'chase 10:13.88
Pan American Games Río de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 3000 m steeplechase 10:14.92
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique 3rd 3000 m s'chase 10:02.13
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 3000 m s'chase 10:18.23
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 5000 m DNF
2nd 3000 m s'chase 9:54.83
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 1st 3000 m s'chase 10:03.44
Bolivarian Games Sucre, Bolivia 1st 3000 m steeplechase 11:06.48
2010 South American Cross Country Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 2nd 8 km 27:17.2
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 5th 3000 m s'chase 10:11.77
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd 3000 m s'chase 10:18.28
2011 South American Cross Country Championships Asunción, Paraguay 5th 8 km 28:03.5
South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 6th 10,000 m 34:22.45
1st 3000 m s'chase 9:57.13
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 27th (h) 3000 m s'chase 10:06.00
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 3000 m s'chase 10:10.14
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 6th 5000 m 16:42.94
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 43rd (h) 3000 m s'chase 10:25.60
2013 Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Peru 2nd 3000 m steeplechase 10:01.93
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 4th 5000 m 16:22.28
2nd 3000 m s'chase 10:07.02
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 8th 3000 m s'chase 10:29.83
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 5th 5000m 16:38.47 A
1st 3000m steeplechase 10:05.25 A
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th 3000 m s'chase 10:01.3
2017 South American Championships Asunción, Paraguay 3rd 5000 m 16:30.59
4th 10,000 m 35:10.29

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ángela Figueroa". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Angela Figueroa (in Spanish), colombia.com, retrieved May 9, 2014
  3. ^ Ángela Figueroa at World Athletics
  4. ^ Biografía - General - FIGUEROA PALACIOS Angela Maria - Colombia (in Spanish), archived from the original on March 19, 2014, retrieved May 8, 2014

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