Jesús Herrera

Jesús Herrera (born March 22, 1962) is a retired long-distance runner from Mexico.

Jesús Herrera
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Mexico
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1980 Nassau 3000 m steeplechase
Silver medal – second place 1980 Nassau 5000 m
CAC Junior Championships (U17)
Gold medal – first place 1978 Xalapa 3000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Xalapa 1000 m

CareerEdit

He represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1984. His best Olympic result was finishing in 11th place in the men's marathon, clocking 2:13:58, at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Mexico
1978 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Xalapa, México 3rd 1000 m 2:38.8 A
1st 3000 m 9:04.4 A
1980 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Nassau, Bahamas 4th 1500 m 3:53.7
2nd 5000 m 14:27.4
1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:27.8
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 36th Marathon 2:20:33
1988 Ibero-American Championships Ciudad de México, México 1st 10,000m 29:51.09 A
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 11th Marathon 2:13:58

ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jesús Herrera". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2010-10-18.