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Fidel Negrete

Full name: Fidel Negrete Gamboa
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: March 23, 1932
Died: November 17, 2016 in Toluca, México, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Athletics


Fidel Negrete was a distance runner whose top title was the marathon gold medal at the 1963 Pan American Games in São Paulo. He also won a silver medal in the half-marathon at the 1962 Central American and Caribbean Games in Kingston, Jamaica. Negrete ran the marathon at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He later competed in Masters and veterans competition, before dying from a heart attack at age 84.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-26:07 (1964).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 32 Tokyo Athletics Men's Marathon Mexico MEX 21

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 32 Tokyo Athletics Mexico Final Standings 21 2-26:07.0
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