Portugal at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

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Portugal at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Portugal
IAAF code POR
National federation Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo
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At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 30 (17 men, 13 women)
Medals Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
2007
2011

Portugal was represented at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, held in Berlin from August 15 to August 23, with a delegation of 30 athletes (17 men and 13 women).[1] This delegation matched the record for the biggest national team at the World Championships in Athletics, set at Athens 1997.[2] The team included reigning Olympic and 2007 world triple jump champion Nelson Évora, reigning world indoor champion in the long jump Naide Gomes, and Olympic and World Championships medalist Rui Silva. Veteran race walker and 2005 bronze medalist Susana Feitor accomplished her 10th consecutive appearance at the World Championships. Francis Obikwelu came out of retirement to compete with the 4 × 100 metres relay team.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athlete Heats Quarter-final Semi-final Final
Result Rank Overall Result Rank Overall Result Rank Overall Result Rank
100 m Arnaldo Abrantes 10.41 2 Q 37 10.40 6 34 Did not advance
200 m Arnaldo Abrantes Did not start
1500 m Rui Silva 3:41.98 4 Q 14 N/A 3:41.30 11 23 Did not advance
10,000 m Rui Pedro Silva N/A 28:51.40 23
Marathon Luís Feiteira N/A 2:14:06 10
Fernando Silva N/A 2:14:48 13
José Moreira N/A 2:14:05 9
3000 m steeplechase Alberto Paulo 8:43.13 11 30 N/A Did not advance
20 km race walk João Vieira N/A 1:21:43 10
Sérgio Vieira N/A 1:24:32 27
50 km race walk António Pereira N/A Did not finish
Augusto Cardoso N/A 3:59:10 23
4×100 m relay Arnaldo Abrantes
Francis Obikwelu
Dany Gonçalves
João Ferreira
Ricardo Monteiro
39.25 4 11 N/A Did not advance
Field and combined events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Overall Result Rank
Triple jump Nelson Évora 17.44 1 Q 1 17.55 Silver medal icon.svg
Shot put Marco Fortes 19.81 6 18 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athlete Heats Quarter-final Semi-final Final
Result Rank Overall Result Rank Overall Result Rank Overall Result Rank
100 m Sónia Tavares 11.64 4 q 32 11.55 8 Did not advance
5000 m Ana Dulce Félix Did not participate
Inês Monteiro Did not participate
Sara Moreira 15:19.93 5 Q 10 N/A 15:12.22 10
10,000 m Ana Dias N/A 31:49.91 16
Ana Dulce Félix N/A 31:30.90 13
Inês Monteiro N/A 31:25.67 10
Marathon Marisa Barros N/A 2:26:50 6
3000 m steeplechase Jéssica Augusto 9:26.64 6 q 7 N/A 9:25.25 11
Sara Moreira 9:28.64 6 12 N/A Did not advance
20 km race walk Susana Feitor N/A 1:32:42 10
Inês Henriques N/A 1:32:51 11
Vera Santos N/A 1:30:35 5
Field and combined events
Event Athlete Qualification Final
Result Rank Overall Result Rank
Pole vault Sandra Tavares 4.25 12 26 Did not advance
Long jump Naide Gomes 6.86 1 Q 1 6.77 4
Hammer throw Vânia Silva 62.86 18 37 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berlim 2009: Selecção Portuguesa" (in Portuguese). Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo. August 3, 2009. Retrieved August 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Portugal com delegação recorde para Berlim". Record (in Portuguese). Cofina Media. August 3, 2009. Retrieved August 4, 2009. 

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