Chilean marathon runner who represented her country in three consecutive Olympic games. She broke the Chilean marathon record in 1999.
She rose to prominence after her breakout performance at the South American Junior Championships in Athletics in 1994.
She won a gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games and set a Pan American Games record at the time.
She was born in Quinta Normal in Chile.
She and soccer player Marcelo Salas are Chilean athletes.