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James Aurelio Rendón Villegas (born April 7, 1985 in Fresno, Tolima) is a male race walker from Colombia. He represented his country in the 20 km walk at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and at the 2012 London Olympics.[1]

James Rendón
Personal information
Full name James Aurelio Rendón Villegas
Born (1985-04-07) April 7, 1985 (age 32)
Fresno, Tolima
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country  Colombia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20 km race walk
Updated on 25 December 2014.

He was the runner-up in the 20 km race at the 2012 South American Race Walking Championships, finishing behind Caio Bonfim.[2]

Contents

Personal bestsEdit

Event Result Venue Date
Road walk
10 km 44:33 min A Moniquirá, Colombia 7 March 2004
20 km 1:21:40 hrs A Cali, Colombia 27 November 2008
50 km 3:47:41 hrs A Valley Cottage, United States 14 September 2014
Track walk
10,000 m 42:38.5 min A (ht) Bogotá, Colombia 8 October 2011
20,000 m 1:21:13.6 hrs (ht) Buenos Aires, Argentina 5 June 2011

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Colombia
2002 South American Race Walking Championships Puerto Saavedra, Chile 7th Youth 10 km 50:05
South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 3rd 10,000m 47:08.38
2004 South American Race Walking Championships Los Ángeles, Bío Bío, Chile Junior 10 km DQ
World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 36th Junior 10 km 46:23
2006 South American Race Walking Championships Cochabamba, Bolivia 3rd 20 km 1:28:20
1st Team (20 km) 9 pts
World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 35th 20 km 1:25:09
11th Team (20 km) 130 pts
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 20,000m DQ
South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st 20 km 1:28:05
2007 Pan American Race Walking Cup Balneário Camboriú, Brazil 7th 20 km 1:32:35
1st Team (20 km) 13 pts
South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 20,000m 1:24:25.4
2008 South American Race Walking Championships Cuenca, Ecuador 3rd 20 km 1:27:07 A
1st Team (20 km) 10 pts
World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 24th 20 km 1:22:34
9th Team (20 km) 88 pts
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 20,000m 1:25:22.67 A
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 31st 20 km 1:24:41
2009 Pan American Race Walking Cup San Salvador, El Salvador 2nd 20 km 1:23:21
2nd Team (20 km) 14 pts
South American Championships Lima, Peru 20,000m DQ
2011 Pan American Race Walking Cup Envigado, Colombia 20 km DQ
South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 5th 20,000m 1:21:13.6
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 19th 20 km 1:24:08
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 20 km 1:22.46
2012 South American Race Walking Championships Salinas, Ecuador 2nd 20 km 1:24:05.4
World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 30th 20 km 1:23:43
8th Team (20 km) 92 pts
Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st 20,000m 1:26:12.03
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 28th 20 km 1:22:54
2013 Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 9th 20 km 1:28:05 A
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 20,000m DQ
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 50 km DNF
2015 Pan American Race Walking Cup Arica, Chile 3rd 50 km 3:50:47
2nd Team (50 km) 27 pts

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sports-reference Archived 2012-11-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (2012-03-20). Colombians shine at South American Race Walking champs. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-03-25.

External linksEdit