Fábio Gomes da Silva

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Fábio Gomes da Silva
Pedros Cup 2015 Łódź, Fabio Da Silva 01.jpg
Personal information
Born (1983-08-04) August 4, 1983 (age 33)
Campinas, São Paulo
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country  Brazil
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Updated on 14 October 2015.

Fábio Gomes da Silva (born 4 August 1983 in Campinas) is a Brazilian pole vaulter.[1]

His personal best jump is 5.80 metres (outdoor) set in February 2011, and 5.70 metres (indoor) set in February 2013, both achieved in São Caetano do Sul, Brazil. He held the South American and Brazilian records for the event from 2011 until 2013, when both marks were beaten by Augusto de Oliveira.[2][3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1999 South American Junior Championships Concepción, Chile 3rd Pole vault 4.75 m
2000 South American Junior Championships São Leopoldo, Brazil 2nd Pole vault 5.00 m
South American Youth Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd Pole vault 4.95 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th Pole vault 4.80 m
South American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 3rd Pole vault 4.80 m
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 3rd Pole vault 5.15 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 12th Pole vault 5.00 m
South American Junior Championships /
South American Games
Belém, Brazil 1st Pole vault 5.10 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th Pole vault 5.10 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st Pole vault 5.40 m
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Pole vault 5.40 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 11th Pole vault 5.20 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd Pole vault 5.65 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 3rd Pole vault 5.20 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st Pole vault 5.77 m (AR)
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Pole vault 5.40 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 10th Pole vault 5.76 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain Pole vault NM
Olympic Games Beijing, China 25th (q) Pole vault 5.45 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st Pole vault 5.40 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany Pole vault NM
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd Pole vault 5.55 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st Pole vault 5.35 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th Pole vault 5.65 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 5th Pole vault 5.40 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom Pole vault NM
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil Pole vault NM
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada Pole vault NM
World Championships Beijing, China 33rd (q) Pole vault 5.25 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Equipe - Atletas Masculino - Perfil - Fábio Gomes da Silva (in Portuguese), Clube de Atletismo BM&F Bovespa, retrieved May 12, 2013 
  2. ^ "Fábio Gomes quiebra record sudamericano". CONSUDATLE. 2011-02-27. Archived from the original on 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  3. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (2013-05-17). De Oliveira sets South American Pole Vault record in Uberlandia. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-05-19.

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