Ricardo Vera

Ricardo Cirilo Vera Rebollo (born September 16, 1962 in Montevideo) is a retired long-distance runner from Uruguay.

Ricardo Vera
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Uruguay
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1982 Santa Fe 5,000 m
Silver medal – second place 1982 Santa Fe 1,500 m

CareerEdit

Vera competed for his native country in the men's 3.000 metres Steeplechase at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Uruguay
1982 South American Games Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 1500 m
1st 5000 m 14:07.4
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 29th (sf) 5000 m 14:20.20
Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 7th 1500 m 3:48.64
9th 5000 m 14:34.57
1985 South American Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 3000 m steeple 8:44.85
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 12th 5000 m 14:16.44
15th 10,000 m 29:39.61
12th 3000 m steeple 8:38.28
Ibero-American Championships Havana, Cuba 10th 5000 m 14:22.53
3rd 3000 m steeple 8:34.92
1987 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd 3000 m steeple 8:58.99
Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 12th 5000 m 14:48.97
5th 3000 m steeple 8:39.34
World Championships Rome, Italy 25th (h) 3000 m steeple 8:36.80
1989 South American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd 3000 m steeple 8:57.5 A
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 3000 m steeple 8:39.86
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 18th (h) 3000 m 8:06.81
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd 3000 m steeple 8:36.83
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 17th (h) 3000 m steeple 8:30.14
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 12th 3000 m steeple 8:26.35
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 12th 3000 m steeple 8:29.00
1994 Goodwill Games St. Petersburg, Russia 11th 3000 m steeple 8:58.96
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 3000 m steeple DNF
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 28th (h) 3000 m steeple 8:33.95
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia 26th (h) 3000 m steeple 8:40.78

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