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Gabriela Gerarda Traña Trigueros (born 3 March 1980 in Alajuela, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican long-distance runner.[1][2][3]

Gabriela Traña
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Gabriela Traña at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Gabriela Gerarda Traña Trigueros
Born (1980-03-03) March 3, 1980 (age 37)
Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
Country  Costa Rica
Sport Women's Athletics
Event(s) Long distance running
Updated on 1 January 2015.

Contents

BiographyEdit

She competed in the marathon at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2012, she was also the flag bearer for the Costa Rican team during the opening ceremony.[4][5]

Personal bestsEdit

  • 800 m: 2:12.8 min  San José, 2003
  • 1500 m: 4:32.58 min  Saint-Denis, 27 August 2003
  • 3000 m: 9:50.56 min  Huelva, 8 August 2004
  • 5000 m: 17:15.20 min  Huelva, 7 August 2004
  • 10,000 m: 36:10.54 min  Managua, 26 September 2004
  • Half marathon: 1:15:01 hrs  Edinburgh, 27 May 2012
  • Marathon: 2:38:22 hrs  Berlin, 25 September 2011
  • 3000 m steeplechase: 10:59.80 min  Ponce, 26 May 2006

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Costa Rica
1994 Central American Age Group Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 2nd 800 m
2nd 1200 m
1996 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U17) San Salvador, El Salvador 8th 800 m 2:27.31
1999 Central American Junior Championships Puerto Barrios, Guatemala 1st 1500 m
1st 5000 m 18:33.13 min
Pan American Junior Championships Tampa, Florida, United States 7th 1500 m 4:42.13
10th 5000 m 18:35.75
2001 Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 7th 800 m 2:17.36
3rd 1500 m 4:40.73
6th 5000 m 18:16.19
Central American Games Guatemala City, Guatemala 2nd 1500 m 4:37.13 A
3rd 5000 m 18:25.57 A
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 4:04.89 A
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 7th 1500 m 4:47.81
6th 5000 m 18:48.67
2003 Central American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 2nd 1500 m 4:41.27
4th 5000 m 19:23.18
Central American and Caribbean Championships St. George's, Grenada 4th 1500 m 4:42.85
World Championships Paris, France 28th (h) 1500 m 4:32.58
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 11th 1500 m 4:48.27
11th 3000 m 9:50.56
10th 5000 m 17:15.20
Central American Championships Managua, Nicaragua 1st 1500 m 4:35.11 CR
1st 10,000 m 36:10.54 CR
2005 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 1500 m 4:39.12
2nd 5000 m 18:14.86
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 23rd (h) 800 m 2:16.49
17th (h) 5000 m 17:56.38
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 5th 3000 m 9:54.67
5th 3000 m s'chase 10:59.80
2007 Central American Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st 3000 m s'chase 11:19.81
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 3000 m s'chase 11:11.17
World Championships Osaka, Japan 25th (h) 5000 m 17:45.56 SB
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 68th Marathon 2:53:45
2010 Central American Games Panama City, Panama 1st 10,000 m 37:31.17
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd Marathon 2:46:22
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 12th Marathon 3:04:29
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 90th Marathon 2:43:17
2013 Central American Games San José, Costa Rica 3rd 5000 m 17:36.28
1st Marathon 2:54:59
2014 World Half Marathon Championships København, Denmark 75th Half marathon 1:19:25
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 7th Marathon 2:51:51 A
2015 NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 3rd 5000 m 18:41.98

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Allan Segura
Flagbearer for   Costa Rica
London 2012
Succeeded by
Nery Brenes