Hudson de Souza

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Hudson de Souza
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Personal information
Full name Hudson Santos de Souza
Born (1977-02-25) February 25, 1977 (age 38)
Sobradinho, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Country  Brazil
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle-distance running
Updated on 31 January 2015.

Hudson Santos de Souza (born February 25, 1977 in Sobradinho, DF) is a Brazilian middle distance runner[1][2] who competes mostly over 1500 metres. He has broken a number of South American records in middle-distance events.

He has won twice at the South American Cross Country Championships, with gold medals in the short race in 2002 and 2006. He also won the junior bronze medal in 1996.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1995 Pan American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 4th 1500m 3:49.93
South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 1500 m 3:53.28
1996 South American Cross Country Championships (U20) Asunción, Paraguay 3rd 8km 26:20
1st Team - 8km 6 pts
World Cross Country Championships (U20) Stellenbosch, South Africa 63rd 8.35km 27:20
South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 1st 800 m 1:50.8
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 10th 1500 m 3:45.22
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 1500 m 3:41.14
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 1st 800 m 1:49.82
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 3rd 1500 m 3:42.18
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 800 m 1:47.18
1st 1500 m 3:42.21
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 17th (sf) 1500 m 3:41.00
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 13th (h) 1500 m 3:43.14
South American Road Mile Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st One mile 4:06
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st 800 m 1:47.20
1st 1500 m 3:36.47
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 8th (sf) 1500 m 3:37.13
2002 South American Cross Country Championships Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia 1st 4km 11:57
World Cross Country Championships Dublin, Ireland 50th 4.208 km 12:58
South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 1st One mile 4:01
Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 800 m 1:46.74
1st 1500 m 3:45.46
IAAF World Cup Madrid, Spain 8th 1500m 3:42.58
2003 South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 1st One mile 4:11
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st 1500 m 3:45.72
1st 5000 m 13:50.71
World Championships Paris, France 14th (sf) 1500 m 3:41.12
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th (h) 1500 m 3:43.24
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd 1500 m 3:37.66
1st 3000 m 7:51.25
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th (sf) 1500 m 3:38.83
2005 South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 1st One mile 4:05
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 31st (h) 1500 m 3:43.18
2006 South American Cross Country Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 4km 11:24
2nd Team - 4km 14 pts
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 79th 4km 11:52
South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 2nd One mile 3:56
Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 4th 1500 m 3:47.82
1st 3000 m 8:08.62
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 2nd 800 m 1:49.97
1st 1500 m 3:46.98
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 1500 m 3:36.32
World Championships Osaka, Japan 30th (h) 1500 m 3:43.37
2008 South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 1st One mile 4:03
Olympic Games Beijing, China 19th (h) 1500 m 3:37.06
2009 South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 2nd One mile 3:58
South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd 1500 m 3:42.72
Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 1500 m 3:49.26
2010 South American Road Mile Championships Belém, Brazil 4th One mile 4:08
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 2nd 1500 m 3:46.35
1st 3000 m s'chase 8:36.53
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 3000 m s'chase 8:48.75

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 metres - 1:45.69 (2000)
  • 1500 metres - 3:33.25 (2005) - South American record
  • One mile - 3:51.05 (2005) - South American record
  • 2000 metres - 5:03.34 (2002) - South American record
  • 3000 metres - 7:39.70 (2002) - South American record
  • 5000 metres - 13:42.56 (2006)
  • 3000 metres steeplechase - 8:30.70 (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Equipe - Atletas Masculino - Perfil - Hudson Santos de Souza (in Portuguese), BM&F Bovespa Atletismo, retrieved January 31, 2015 
  2. ^ Biography - SOUZA Hudson, PASO, retrieved January 31, 2015 
  3. ^ Continental Cross Country Championships and Cups. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-03-02.

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