Horacio Nava

Horacio Nava Meza (born January 20, 1982 in Chihuahua) is a male race walker from Mexico. He represented Mexico at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics is a five-time participant at the World Championships in Athletics (2005 to 2013). He was the runner-up over 50 km at the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2010 IAAF World Race Walking Cup. He won gold medals over that distance at the 2010 CAC Games and the 2011 Pan American Games.[1]

Horacio Nava
Horacio Nava 2013.jpg
Horacio Nava in 2013
Personal information
Full nameHoracio Nava Meza
Born (1982-01-20) January 20, 1982 (age 38)
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Country Mexico
SportRacewalking
Event(s)50 km race walk
Updated on 17 May 2015.

He was third over 20 km at the 2012 IAAF World Race Walking Challenge meet held in his native Chihuahua.[2]

Personal bestsEdit

Event Result Venue Date
Road walk
20 km 1:22:04 hrs Rio Maior, Portugal 14 April 2012
50 km 3:42:51 hrs Cheboksary, Russia 7 June 2014
Track walk
10,000 m 40:33.52 min Monterrey, Mexico 4 July 2004
20,000 m 1:25:24.13 hrs A Zapopan, Mexico 23 June 2013

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Mexico
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 10,000 m track walk 44:41.89
2001 Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 1st 10,000 m track walk 43:33.92
2003 Pan American Race Walking Cup Tijuana, México 50 km DNF
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 8th 20 km 1:26:24
2004 NACAC Under-23 Championships Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada 1st 20,000 m walk 1:33:29
2005 Pan American Race Walking Cup Lima, Peru 2nd 50 km 3:59:26 A
1st Team (50 km) 6 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 50 km 3:53:57
2006 World Race Walking Cup A Coruña, Spain 7th 50 km 3:48:22
2007 Pan American Games Rio, Brazil 2nd 50 km 3:52.35
World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th 50 km 3:58:17
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 5th 50 km 3:47:55
2nd Team (50 km) 29 pts
Olympic Games Beijing, China 6th 50 km 3:45:21
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th 50 km 3:56:26
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, Mexico 2nd 50 km 3:54:16
2nd Team (50 km) 22 pts
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 50 km 3:56:45
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 20th 20 km 1:24:15
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 1st 50 km 3:48:58
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 11th 50 km 3:51:23
4th Team (50 km) 49 pts
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 15th 50 km 3:46:59
2013 Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 2nd 50 km 3:58:00 A
1st Team (50 km) 12 pts
World Championships Moscow, Russia 32nd 50 km 3:58:09
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 1st 20 km 1:25:05 A
2015 Pan American Race Walking Cup Arica, Chile 1st 50 km 3:45:41
1st Team (50 km) 7 pts
World Championships Beijing, China 28th 20 km walk 1:24:40

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pineda Rodríguez, Luis (September 20, 2014). "HISTORIAL ATLETICO - Horacio Nava Reza, Chihuahua, CHIH, 20-ene-82" (PDF) (in Spanish). Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 24, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
  2. ^ Robinson, Javier Clavelo (March 4, 2012). "Sanchez and Henriques repeat, Zepeda completes Mexican party in Chihuahua". International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved April 6, 2012.

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