Holder da Silva

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Holder da Silva
2013 World Championships in Athletics (August, 10) by Dmitry Rozhkov 57.jpg
da Silva at the 2013 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1988-01-12) 12 January 1988 (age 30)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country  Guinea-Bissau
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 metres
Club Benfica Lisbon
Updated on 22 July 2012.

Holder Ocante da Silva (born 12 January 1988 in Bissau) is a Guinea-Bissauan sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He was born in Bissau.[2] His personal best time is 10.36 seconds, achieved in July 2009 in Lisbon.

He competed at the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without progressing to the second round. In Beijing he placed 5th in his heat in a time of 10.58 seconds.[2]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics Men's 100m event, da Silva progressed from the preliminaries, setting a seasonal best time of 10.69 seconds, before being eliminated in the first round.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Guinea-Bissau
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 44th (h) 100 m 11.01
Lusophony Games Macau, China 3rd 200 m 22.42
2007 All-Africa Games Osaka, Japan 26th (h) 100 m 10.67
17th (sf) 200 m 21.62
World Championships Osaka, Japan 41st (h) 100 m 10.68
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 46th (h) 100 m 10.58
2009 Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 4th 100 m 10.36
4th 200 m 21.18
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 14th (sf) 100 m 10.55
14th (h) 200 m 22.26
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 38th (h) 60 m 7.07
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 49th (h) 200 m 21.82
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 24th (h) 60 m 6.95
African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 26th (h) 100 m 10.82
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 51st (h) 100 m 10.71
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 52nd (h) 100 m 10.70
2014 Lusophony Games Bambolim, India 1st 200 m 21.40
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 8th (h) 100 m 10.72
9th (h) 200 m 21.90
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 19th (sf) 100 m 10.66
28th (h) 200 m 21.65
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 46th (h) 200 m 10.68
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18th (h) 100 m 10.77
19th (h) 200 m 21.90
African Championships Durban, South Africa 30th (h) 100 m 10.93
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th (p) 100 m 10.97

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

Indoor

References[edit]

Holder da Silva profile at IAAF

  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  2. ^ a b Athlete biography: Holder da Silva, beijing2008.cn, ret: 25 Aug 2008