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Steve Plasencia

Full name: Steven Micael "Steve" Plasencia
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: October 28, 1956 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West/Nike West
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Steve Plasencia was a distance runner who ran the 10K at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. Internationally he also represented the US in the marathon at the 1995 World Championships, finishing 10th. He was US Champion in the 10K in 1990, and placed second at the nationals in the 5K in 1980 and 1984, and in the 10K in 1987, 1991, and 1993-94. His most important marathon win was the 1992 California International Marathon, won in 2-14:14. Plasencia later became the head track and cross-country coach at the University of Minnesota.

Personal Best: 10000 – 27:45.20 (1990).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA AC h2 r1/2
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 13 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics United States Round One Heat Two AC DNF
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Athletics United States Round One Heat One 13 28:45.59
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