Brenda Martinez

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Brenda Martinez
Бренда Мартинес.jpg
Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
World Championships
Bronze2013 Moscow800 m
 
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Brenda Martinez
Бренда Мартинес.jpg
Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
World Championships
Bronze2013 Moscow800 m

Brenda Martinez (born September 8, 1987) is an American track and field athlete, specializing in middle distance races. She won a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, 2013.[1] She also represented the USA at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in the 1500 meters.

Martinez ran collegiately for University of California, Riverside, finishing second at the NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 1500 m.[2] She attended Rancho Cucamonga High School, graduating in 2005.[3]

Her training is meticulously planned by veteran coach Joe Vigil assisted by Brenda's husband and former Concordia University (California) runner Carlos Handler.

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