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Andrés Espinoza Pérez (born 4 February 1963 in Matehuala, San Luis Potosi) is a retired Mexican long-distance runner who specialized in marathon races.

Espinosa finished ninth at the 1995 World Championships in 2:16:44 hours. He won the 1993 New York Marathon and achieved his personal best time of 2:07:19 hours at the 1994 Boston Marathon. He set the world masters (+40) record for the marathon in Berlin Marathon 2003 (2:08:46), which lasted nearly a dozen years until it was broken by 2 seconds in 2015 by Evergreen Kenneth Mungara. He also won the Lisbon Half Marathon 1994.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
1988 Dallas Marathon Dallas, United States 1st Marathon 2:16:13
1989 Dallas Marathon Dallas, United States 1st Marathon 2:16:19
1991 New York City Marathon New York, United States 2nd Marathon 2:10:00
1992 New York City Marathon New York, United States 2nd Marathon 2:10:44
1993 New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st Marathon 2:10:04
1994 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 2nd Marathon 2:07:19
Lisbon Half Marathon Lisbon, Portugal 1st Half marathon 1:01.34
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th Marathon 2:16:44
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece Marathon DNF
Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd Marathon 2:10:22
1999 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 17th Marathon 2:18:47
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 27th Marathon 2:18:02
2001 Torreon Marathon Torreon, Mexico 1st Marathon 2:10:57
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 21st Marathon 2:23:06
2003 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 23rd Marathon 2:19:54
Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 4th Marathon 2:08:46
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 69th Marathon 2:29:43
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