Luís Novo

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Luís Azevedo da Silva Novo (born May 29, 1970 in Oliveira do Bairro) is a male long-distance runner from Portugal, who won the 2001 edition of the Vienna Marathon, clocking 2:10.28. He ended up in fourth place in the men's marathon at the 1999 World Championships.

He set het personal best time (2:09.41) in 2002 at the Berlin Marathon, when he finished in seventh place. Novo represented his native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, finishing in 50th place.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Portugal
1997 Universiade Catania, Italy 6th 10,000 m 28:39.64
1998 Paris Marathon Paris, France 27th Marathon
Reims Marathon Reims, France 2nd Marathon 2:10:32
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 4th Marathon 2:14:27
2000 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 13th Marathon 2:11:29
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 50th Marathon 2:23:04
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada Marathon DNF
Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:10:28
2002 Beppu-Ōita Marathon Beppu-Ōita, Japan 9th Marathon 2:19:35
2004 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 7th Marathon 2:09:41
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 24th Marathon 2:18:36
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Marathon DNF
Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 19th Marathon 2:22:51