Griselda González

Griselda María de los Ángeles González Santillo (born December 4, 1965 in Buenos Aires) is a retired female long-distance runner from Argentina. She twice won the Buenos Aires Marathon in her native country. She also represented Argentine twice (1992 and 1996) at the Summer Olympics, before switching nationality and competing for Spain.

González had success at the South American Cross Country Championships where she took silver in the 1987 and 1988 races before finally taking the gold in 1989.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Argentina
1988 Buenos Aires Marathon Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st Marathon 2:42:48
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th 3000 m 9:29.55
4th 10,000 m 35:38.99
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 5th 10,000 m 35:33.45
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 2nd 10,000 m 33:24.89
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 19th Marathon 2:35:12
1997 Buenos Aires Marathon Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st Marathon 2:37:04
Representing   Spain
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 33rd Marathon 2:38:28
2001 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 6th Marathon 2:31:05
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 29th Marathon 2:37:52


  1. ^ Continental Cross Country Championships and Cups. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-03-02.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Griselda González". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2009-06-01.

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