Domingo Tibaduiza

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Domingo Tibaduiza
Personal information
BornNovember 22, 1950 (1950-11-22) (age 71)
Gámeza, Boyacá, Colombia

Domingo Tibaduiza Reyes (born November 22, 1950) is a former long-distance runner from Gameza, Colombia, who represented his native country at four consecutive Summer Olympics: in the 10,000 metres (1972, 1976, 1980 and 1984), the 5,000 metres (1976) and in the men's marathon (1980, 1984). He currently holds the Colombian national record 3000 metres, 10000 metres and 20000 metres.

He won elite road races in his career, with highlights including the 1982 Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:14:47, as well as the 1982 America's Finest City Half Marathon and the Giro al Sas in 1978.[1]

His personal best at the marathon distance is 2:11:21 at the 1983 New York City Marathon. He finished in eighth place.

Domingo Tibaduiza and his elite distance running brother Miguel spent many years in Reno, Nevada in the United States. Domingo coached at Galena High School, where his team included his family of three sons and a daughter.[2] Among them, the family name dominated distance race results in the area for decades, as the brothers advanced into Masters age divisions and the children excelled.

For the 2012 London Olympics, he trained athletes in Tunja, Colombia.

He is the uncle of Los Angeles based artist Ricky Amadour.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malcolm Heyworth et al (2010-10-12). Giro al Sas 10 km. Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2010-11-05.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-16. Retrieved 2010-09-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)