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Jorge Castelblanco (born 23 September 1987) is a long-distance runner from Panama. At the 2016 Olympics he became the first Panamanian athlete to run the Olympic marathon.[1][2]

Jorge Castelblanco
Jorge Castelblanco - Rio 2016.jpg
Castelblanco at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born 23 September 1987 (1987-09-23) (age 30)
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Half marathon, marathon
Club panama runners association [2]
Coached by Juan Carlos Cardona Rios[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) HM – 1:06:49 (2011)
Marathon – 2:15:57 (2016)[3]

Castelblanco graduated from the Technological University of Panama and works as a police officer. He is married and has a son Ethan.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Jorge Castelblanco Archived 26 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine.. rio2016.com
  2. ^ a b c d Jorge Castelblanco. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ Jorge Castelblanco. IAAF