Luciana dos Santos

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Luciana Alves dos Santos (born 10 February 1970) is a Brazilian long jumper, triple jumper and sprinter.

She was born in Ilhéus.[1] She competed in the long jump at the World Championships in 1997 and 1999,[2] and in both events at the 2000 Summer Olympics, but without reaching the final. At the 2004 Olympics she competed in the 4 x 100 metre relay.[1]

She has four Brazilian titles; one in the long jump from 1996 and three in the triple jump from 1999, 2000 and 2001. Her main rivals were Maria de Souza and Maurren Higa Maggi.[3] On the regional level, she has eleven medals in the individual events from the South American Championships in 1991, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005.[4]

Her personal best jump is 6.66 metres, achieved in June 2007 in La Paz.[2] This is a former South American record.[5] She has 6.81 metres in the long jump, achieved in June 1999 in Bogotá; and 11.40 seconds metres in the 100 metres, achieved in May 2004 in Cochabamba.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1989 South American Junior Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 3rd Long jump 5.64 m
1991 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd Long jump 5.78 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.18 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
2nd Triple jump 12.90 m w (wind: +4.6 m/s)
1995 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.16 m
2nd Triple jump 13.07 m
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 11th Long jump 5.80 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd Long jump 6.24 m
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd Triple jump 13.30 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 35th (q) Long jump 5.92 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd Long jump 6.81 m
1st Triple jump 13.90 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 8th Long jump 6.13 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 31st (q) Long jump 6.00 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd Long jump 6.28 m
2nd Triple jump 13.46 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia Long jump NM
24th (q) Triple jump 13.48 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.10 m
2nd Triple jump 13.48 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 3rd Triple jump 13.53
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 9th Long jump 5.36 m
2nd Triple jump 13.42 m
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd [6] 4 × 100 m relay 43.49
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 44.13
5th Long jump 6.34 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 43.12
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd 100 m 11.46
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.35
1st Long jump 6.39 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 4 × 100 m relay 42.99
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd Long jump 6.25 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 4 × 100 m relay 43.54
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20th (h) 100 m 11.82
6th 4 × 100 m relay 44.14
World Championships Osaka, Japan 15th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 44.64
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.99

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Luciana dos Santos". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Luciana dos Santos profile at IAAF
  3. ^ "Brazilian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  4. ^ "South American Championships (Women)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "World women's all-time best triple jump". Track and Field all-time Performances Homepage. 30 June 2001. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  6. ^ Guest final out of competition