Joelma Sousa

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Joelma Sousa
Joelma Sousa Rio 2016.jpg
Souza at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Joelma das Neves Sousa
Born (1984-07-13) 13 July 1984 (age 33)
Timon, Maranhão, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Sport
Country  Brazil
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m
Club Pinheiros
Coached by Sanderlei Parrela[1]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m – 51.54 (2012)[2]
Updated on 15 April 2014.

Joelma das Neves Sousa (born 13 July 1984) is a Brazilian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.[3] She represented Brazil at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 4th 400 m 53.42
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.66
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 18th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 3:32.43
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 6th 400 m 52.34 A
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.59 A
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd 400 m 52.72
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.56
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 4th (h) 400 m 52.69
7th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.95
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 1st 400 m 52.25
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.37
World Championships Moscow, Russia 29th (h) 400 m 53.01
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 3rd 400 m 52.75
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.07
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd 400 m 53.04
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.66
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.30
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joelma das Neves. cob.org.br
  2. ^ Joelma Sousa profile at IAAF
  3. ^ A Equipe – Atletas Feminino – Perfil – Joelma das Neves (in Portuguese), Clube de Atletismo BM&F Bovespa, retrieved 15 April 2014 
  4. ^ "Joelma Souza". London 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-05-30. 
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Joelma Sousa". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-12-15. 

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