Geronimo Goeloe

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Geronimo Goeloe
Personal information
Nationality  Aruban
Born (1981-11-18) 18 November 1981 (age 35)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m: 10.27 s (El Paso 2008)
200 m: 20.73 s (St George's 2004)
400 m: 46.53 (Bogotá 2005)

Geronimo Goeloe (born 18 November 1981) is a sprinter, specializing in the 100 and 200 metres. He competed for the Netherlands Antilles until the dissolution of that country and now represents Aruba. He also holds the current national record, with a time of 10.42 seconds.

Biography[edit]

Goeloe finished sixth in 4×100 metres relay at the 2005 World Championships, together with teammates Charlton Rafaela, Jairo Duzant and Churandy Martina.

On the individual level he won a bronze medal at the 2005 South American Championships. Participating in 200 m at the 2004 Summer Olympics, he was knocked out in the heats.

Goeloe is also a three times MVP of the LAI 2004-2005-2006 (Liga Inter Universitaria held in Puerto Rico). He won the 100 m and the 400 m for three consecutive years, the 200 m for two years in a row and finished third in the 200 m in his third year.

He has a bachelor's degree in physical education learning and teaching, at this point conducting a master's degree course in English as a second language.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Netherlands Antilles
2002 NACAC U-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 8th 400m 47.55
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 8th 400m 48.14
6th 4 × 100 m relay 42.14
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st [1] 4 × 100 m relay 39.18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guest final out of competition

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