Bárbara Leôncio

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Bárbara Leôncio
Personal information
Full name Bárbara da Silva Leôncio
Nationality  Brazilian
Born (1991-10-07) October 7, 1991 (age 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Sprints

Bárbara Leôncio (born October 7, 1991) is a young Brazilian athlete, world champion in the 200 meters at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Athletics held in Ostrava, Czech Republic.[1] In the same edition, Bárbara was placed fourth in the 100 meters.[2] In the following year, she placed 13th in the semifinals of the 100 meters at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics, held in Bydgoszcz, Poland.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2006 South American Youth Championships Caracas, Venezuela 1st 100 m 11.82 s
1st 200 m 24.26 s
1st 4x100 m relay 46.20 s
1st 1000 m medley relay 2:12.03 min
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st 200 m 23.50 s
2008 South American Youth Championships Lima, Perú 1st 100 m 11.93 s
1st 200 m 24.03 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
1st 1000 m medley relay 2:12.47
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 1st 4x100 m relay 43.97 s

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ IAAF (July 15, 2007). "5th IAAF World Youth Championships - 200m Girls". Retrieved May 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ IAAF (July 12, 2007). "5th IAAF World Youth Championships - 100m Girls". Retrieved May 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ IAAF (July 8, 2008). "12th IAAF World Junior Championships - 100m Girls". Retrieved May 22, 2010. 

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