Luíz Antônio dos Santos

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Luíz Antônio dos Santos (born April 6, 1964 in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro) is a retired long-distance runner from Brazil, who won the 1995 edition of the Fukuoka Marathon, clocking 2:09:30 on December 3, 1995. Earlier that year he claimed the bronze medal at the 1995 World Championships. He represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics, finishing in tenth place. He won the Chicago Marathon in both 1993 and 1994.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1993 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 1st Marathon 2:13:14
1994 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 1st Marathon 2:11:16
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd Marathon 2:12:49
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:09:30
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 10th Marathon 2:15:55