Gerardo Alcalá

Gerardo Agustín Alcalá García (born 28 June 1961) is a retired Mexican long-distance runner.

In the 5000 metres he won the silver medal at the 1983 Pan American Games.[1] He also competed at the 1984 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[2]

In the 10,000 metres he won the bronze medal at the 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games and the silver medal at the 1986 Central American and Caribbean Games.[3] He later finished fourth at the 1990 Goodwill Games in 27:43.07 minutes. This was his personal best time.[4] At the 1983 Central American and Caribbean Championships he won both the 5000 and 10,000 metres.[5]

His personal best time in the 5000 metres was 13:29.49 minutes, achieved in August 1990 in Brussels.[6] His personal best in the marathon was 2:12:11 hours, achieved when he finished seventh at the 1988 Chicago Marathon.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pan American Games". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 4 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Gerardo Alcalá". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Central American and Caribbean Games". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 4 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ World men's all-time best 10000m (last updated 2001)
  5. ^ "Central American and Caribbean Championships (Men)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 4 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ World men's all-time best 5000m (last updated 2001)
  7. ^ World men's all-time best marathon (last updated 2001)