Inês Henriques

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Inês Henriques
Inês Henriques 2013.jpg
Inês Henriques in 2013
Personal information
Born (1980-05-01) May 1, 1980 (age 37)
Santarém, Portugal
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 46 kg (101 lb)
Sport
Country  Portugal
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20km Race Walk
50km Race Walk

Inês Henriques (born 1 May 1980) is a Portuguese race walker. Internationally, she has won bronze medals at the 2010 IAAF World Race Walking Cup and the 2010 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics. She represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics and has competed at the World Championships in Athletics on eight occasions from 2001 to 2017.

She won at the Chihuahua meeting of the 2012 IAAF World Race Walking Challenge in March.[1]

In 2017, in London, she won the gold medal in the 50km walk event, held for the first time during the World Championships in Athletics.[2] With her time of 4:05:56, she also set the world record for the event.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Portugal
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 22nd 5000 m 25:17.22
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 24th 5000 m 23:54.51
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 42nd 20 km 1:41:19
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 25th 20 km 1:36:08
European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10th 20 km 1:34:49
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 20 km DQ
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 15th 20 km 1:35:07
World Race Walking Cup Torino, Italy 23rd 20 km 1:35:28
2004 World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 34th 20 km 1:32:32
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 25th 20 km 1:33:53
2005 European Race Walking Cup Miskolc, Hungary 17th 20 km 1:35:12
1st Team - 20 km 25 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 27th 20 km 1:35:44
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 12th 20 km 1:31:58
World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 13th 20 km 1:30:28
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th 20 km 1:33:06
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 19th 20 km 1:32:35
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 20 km DQ
World Championships Berlin, Germany 11th 20 km 1:32:51
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, México 3rd 20 km 1:33:28
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 3rd 10,000 m 44:31.27
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th 20 km 1:32:26
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 13th 20 km 1:34:11
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 10th 20 km 1:32:06
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 10th 20 km 1:31:43
Olympic Games London, Great Britain 15th 20 km 1:29:54
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 8th 20 km 1:32:39
2nd Team - 20 km 23 pts
World Championships Moscow, Russia 11th 20 km 1:30:28
2014 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 22nd 20 km 1:29:33
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 16th 20 km 1:30:44
3rd Team - 20 km 38 pts
World Championships Beijing, China 23rd 20 km 1:34:47
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 1st 50 km 4:05:56

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Javier Clavelo (2012-03-04). Sanchez and Henriques repeat, Zepeda completes Mexican party in Chihuahua. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-06.
  2. ^ "WOMEN'S 50KM RACE WALKING EVENT ADDED TO IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LONDON 2017 PROGRAMME". iaaf.org. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Portugal's Ines Henriques sets world record in women's 50-kilometer walk". espn.com. 13 August 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2017. 

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