Full name: Steven Micael "Steve" Plasencia
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: United States
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 â 27:45.20 (1990).
|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|
|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|