Roberto Echeverría

Roberto Carlos Echeverría Boutaud (born February 23, 1976 in Cunco, Araucanía) is a Chilean marathon runner.[1] He set a personal best time of 2:15:37, by winning the 2008 Santiago Marathon, earning him a spot on the Chilean team for the Olympics.[2][3]

Roberto Echeverría
Personal information
Full nameRoberto Carlos Echeverría
Boutaud
Nationality Chile
Born (1976-02-23) 23 February 1976 (age 46)
Cunco, Araucanía, Chile
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon
ClubEjercito de Chile
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Marathon: 2:15:37 (2008)
Updated on 12 May 2014.

Echeverria represented Chile at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's marathon. He successfully finished the race in forty-ninth place by three seconds ahead of South Korea's Kim Yi-Yong, with a time of 2:23:54.[4]

Personal bestsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Chile
1995 South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 5000 m 15:12.19
Pan American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 9th 10,000 m 34:02.85
2003 South American Cross Country Championships Asunción, Paraguay 4th 4 km 12:28
3rd 12 km 40:00
2006 South American Cross Country Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 4 km 11:26
7th 12 km 37:15
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 84th 4 km 11:57
88th 12 km 38:51
2007 South American Cross Country Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 11th 12 km 40:38
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 8th 5000 m 14:23.16
Santiago Marathon Santiago, Chile 1st Marathon 2:15:37
Olympic Games Beijing, China 49th Marathon 2:23:54
2009 South American Cross Country Championships Concepción, Chile 1st 12 km 37:08
2014 South American Marathon Championships Santiago, Chile 1st Marathon 2:16:58
2015 Santiago Marathon Santiago, Chile 1st Half Marathon 1:05:40
South American Championships Lima, Peru 8th 10,000m 30:36.69

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Roberto Echeverría". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  2. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (24 February 2009). "Brazil dominates South American Cross Country Championships in Chile". IAAF. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Historia: Santiago en el circuito mundial de maratones" [History: Santiago in the world circuit of marathons] (in Spanish). Maratón de Santiago. Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's Marathon". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2013.

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