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Juan Luis Barrios Nieves (born June 24, 1983) is a Mexican runner.[2] He competed in the 5000 m at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics and finished seventh-eighth. He placed 14th in the same event at the 2007 and came 18th in the 10,000 metres at the 2009 World Championships.

Juan Luis Barrios
Juan Luis Barrios PanAm2015.jpg
Barrios at the 2015 Pan American Games
Personal information
Full nameJuan Luis Barrios Nieves
Born (1983-06-24) June 24, 1983 (age 36)
Mexico City, Mexico[1]
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 m – marathon
Updated on December 17, 2014.

He won silver medals in the 5000 m and 1500 metres at the 2007 Pan American Games. He has won three consecutive titles in the 1500 m at the Central American and Caribbean Games, winning in 2002, 2006 and 2010.[3] He also has a threepeat in the 5000 m in 2006, 2010 and 2014, plus he added the 10,000 metres title in 2014. He has also won gold medals on the track at the Central American and Caribbean Championships.[4]

Barrios was the inaugural winner of the NACAC Cross Country Championships in 2005 and repeated the feat the following year, in addition to taking the team gold with Mexico.[5] He made his debut over the marathon distance in March 2011, running at the LALA International Marathon in Torreon, Coahuila, and recorded a time of 2:14:20 hours.[6]

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Personal bestsEdit

OutdoorEdit

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Mexico
2000 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U20) San Juan, Puerto Rico 5th (h) 800m 1:58.95
2001 World Cross Country Championships (U20) Oostende, Belgium 47th 7.7 km 27:53
Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 5th 800 m 1:49.54
3rd 1500 m 3:47.62
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 800m 1:51.97
2nd 1500m 3:51.16
Central American and Caribbean Cross Country Championships Southampton, Bermuda 1st 7.6 km 25:03
2002 World Cross Country Championships (U20) Dublin, Ireland 22nd 7.974 km 24:57
Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 9th 800 m 1:50.98
6th 1500 m 3:50.87
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd 800 m 1:52.36
1st 1500 m 3:45.20 CR
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 8th 1500m 3:44.97
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 1500 m 3:43.71
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships St George's, Grenada 1st 1500 m 3:44.78
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th 1500m 3:47.67
2004 North American Men's Marathon Relay Championships Akron, United States 1st Marathon relay 2:05:35
2005 NACAC Cross Country Championships Clermont, Florida, United States 1st 8 km 25:06
World Cross Country Championships Saint-Galmier, France 57th 4.196 km 12:35
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 5000 m 14:22.57
2006 NACAC Cross Country Championships Clermont, Florida, United States 1st 8 km 25:17
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 62nd 4 km 11:37
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 1st 1500 m 3:42.52
1st 5000 m 14:09.08
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 1500 m 3:37.88
2nd 5000 m 13:30.87
World Championships Osaka, Japan 8th (sf) 1500m 3:41.17
14th 5000m 13:59.86
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 5000m 13:19.79
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th 10,000m 28:31.40
2010 World Cross Country Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 62nd 11.611 km 35:29
20th 11.611 km (Team) 391 pts
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 1500 m 3:44.85
1st 5000 m 13:44.41
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 1st 5000 m 14:13.77
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 10th (h) 3000 m 7:54.07
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th 5000m 13:45.30
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st 5000 m 14:08.19
World Championships Moscow, Russia 10,000 m DNF
2014 New York City Half Marathon New York, United States 4th 13.1 MI 1:01:46
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 3000 m 7:59.50
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 1st 5000 m 14:22.24 A
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 1st 5000 m 14:15.98
1st 10,000 m 29:13.63 A
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 1st 10,000 m 30:07.49
2018 New York City Marathon New York, United States 11th Marathon 2:13:55

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Juan Luis Barrios. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ HISTORIAL ATLETICO – Juan Luis Barrios Nieves, México, DF, 24-jun-83 (PDF) (in Spanish), Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo, archived from the original (PDF) on January 6, 2015, retrieved December 17, 2014 Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Central American and Caribbean Games (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on March 8, 2011.
  4. ^ CAC Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on March 8, 2011.
  5. ^ NACAC Cross Country Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on February 24, 2010.
  6. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (March 7, 2011). Kimaiyo clocks fastest-ever Marathon in Latin America. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-08.

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