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Álvaro Mejía

Full name: Álvaro Mejía Florez
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: May 15, 1940 in Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Country: COL Colombia
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband (divorced) of Terri Lee Stickles.

Biography

Álvaro Mejía had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1971 Pan American Games 10000 metres. In the 1971 Pan American Games marathon he finished fourth.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 13:53.4 (1964); 10000 – 29:06.97 (1971); Mar – 2-17:23 (1971).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Colombia COL 13 h2 r1/2
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Colombia COL 10
1972 Summer 32 München Athletics Men's Marathon Colombia COL 48

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Colombia Round One Heat Two 13 14:41.4

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics Colombia Final Standings 10 30:10.6

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 32 München Athletics Colombia Final Standings 48 2-31:56.4