Wander Moura

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Wander do Prado Moura (born 22 February 1969) is a retired long-distance runner from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the men's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. His winning time of 8:14.41 at the event was a Games record, Brazilian record and a South American record for the event.

He competed at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics, representing Brazil, but did not manage to progress to the steeplechase final. He had success at continental level, however, and won a silver medal at the South American Championships in Athletics in 1991 and became the continental champion in 1997.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1991 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 3,000 m steeple 1996 World Championship Relays Marathon - Silver Medal- 1996 -Denamark
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 3,000 m steeple

1st South American Champion 1997 - MAR DEL PLATA - ARGENTINA 8 times champion in 3000 steepleachase

1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 3,000 m steeple

References[edit]

  1. ^ South American Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-10-03.