José Castillo (runner)

Juan José Castillo Izarra (born March 13, 1968) is a retired male long-distance runner from Peru.

José Castillo
Personal information
Full nameJuan José Castillo Izarra
Born (1968-03-13) March 13, 1968 (age 53)
Sport
Country Peru
SportMen's athletics
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1992 Summer Olympics
Medal record
South American Games
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Lima 10,000 m
Bolivarian Games
Gold medal – first place 1985 Cuenca 2000 m steeplechase
Gold medal – first place 1989 Maracaibo 5000 m
Gold medal – first place 1989 Maracaibo 3000 m steeplechase
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Cuenca 5000 m

He is a one-time winner of the Buenos Aires Marathon (1997) in a time of 2:18:35 hours. He represented his native South American country in the men's 10,000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Peru
1985 Bolivarian Games Cuenca, Ecuador 3rd 5000 m 16:15.2 A
1st 2000 m steeplechase 6:08.99 A
1989 Bolivarian Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 1st 5000 m 14:18.11
1st 3000 m steeplechase 8:56.98
1990 South American Games Lima, Peru 3rd 10,000 m
1991 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 10,000 m 29:37.40
1993 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd 10,000 m 28:56.80

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