Andrés Silva

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Andrés Silva
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Personal information
Full name Andrés Byron Silva Lemos
Nationality  Uruguay
Born (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 30)
Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, Uruguay
Residence Tres Cruces, Tacuarembó, Uruguay
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 metres, 400 metres hurdles, decathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m: 45.02 s (Fortaleza 2011)
400 m H: 49.16 s (Rio de Janeiro 2011)
Updated on 23 January 2015.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Silva and the second or maternal family name is Lemos.

Andrés Byron Silva Lemos (born 27 March 1986 in Tacuarembó[1]) is a Uruguayan track athlete. He competed in the combined events on the youth and junior levels,[2] but has since specialized in the 400 metres and 400 metres hurdles.

Silva participated in the 400 metres at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, and 400 metre hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3]

He was Uruguay's flagbearer at the 2007 Pan American Games.

He tested positive for banned substances in an out-of-competition test in June 2015 and was banned for a period of six months, which included his missing the 2015 World Championships in Athletics.[4]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
Outdoor
100 m 10.40 s (wind: +1.6 m/s) San Carlos, Uruguay 29 March 2006
200 m 20.80 s (wind: -0.3 m/s) Montevideo, Uruguay 2 April 2006
400 m 45.02 s Fortaleza, Brazil 17 May 2006
800 m 1:50.98 min Santiago, Chile 26 April 2003
1500 m 4:14.85 min Rosario, Argentina 5 June 2005
110 m hurdles 14.93 s (wind: -0.2 m/s) Montevideo, Uruguay 16 April 2004
400 m hurdles 48.65 s São Paulo, Brazil 2 August 2014
High jump 1.91 m Rosario, Argentina 4 June 2005
Pole vault 4.45 m Rosario, Argentina 9 October 2004
Long jump 7.59 m (wind: -0.9 m/s) A Cochabamba, Bolivia 4 June 2006
Javelin throw 52.02 m Windsor, Canada 30 July 2005
Indoor
400 m 47.50 s Moscow, Russia 10 March 2006

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uruguay
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 26th (h) 400 m 48.14
South American Junior Championships /
South American Games
Belém, Brazil 5th 200 m 21.63 (+1.1 m/s)
6th
3rd 400 m 47.50
South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 2nd 110 m hurdles 14.26 s (-1.9 m/s)
1st Octathlon 5928 pts
4th 800m Medley relay
(100m x 100m x 200m x 400m)
1:58.06
2003 South American Junior Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 3rd 200 m 21.45
1st 400 m 46.54
South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th 400 m 46.23
World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 1st Octathlon 6456 pts WJR
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st 400 m 45.80 (NR)
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 5th Decathlon (junior) 7542 pts
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 6th 400 m 46.63
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 42nd (h) 400 m 46.48
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 400 m 45.38
Pan American Junior Championships Windsor, Canada 1st Decathlon 7641 pts
South American Junior Championships Rosario, Argentina 2nd 400 m 47.84
6th 4 × 100 m relay 42.42
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.35
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (h) 400 m 47.50 (iNR)
Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 1st 400 m 45.35
South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st 400 m 46.69
1st 400 m hurdles 50.46 (NR)
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 400 m 45.89
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20th (h) 400 m 47.73
12th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.60
World Championships Osaka, Japan 43rd (h) 400 m 46.79
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 18th (h) 400 m 47.54
Olympic Games Beijing, China 41st (h) 400 m 46.34
South American U23 Championships Lima, Peru 1st 400 m 46.73
1st 400 m hurdles 51.33
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st 400 m 46.06
1st 400 m hurdles 50.28
World Championships Berlin, Germany 40th (h) 400 m 46.86
13th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.34 (NR)
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 24th (h) 400 m 49.09
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.58
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st 400 m hurdles 49.94
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 16th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.63
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 400 m hurdles DNF
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 29th (h) 400 m 51.93
Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 7th 400 m hurdles 51.68
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 45th (h) 400 m hurdles 53.38
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 400 m hurdles 50.52
World Championships Moscow, Russia 28th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.48
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 1st 400 m hurdles 49.57
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 400 m hurdles 48.65 (CR, NR)
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 3rd 400m hurdles 49.08 A
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st 400m hurdles 49.43
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 400 m hurdles 49.48

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