Mário dos Santos

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Mário José dos Santos Júnior (born September 10, 1979 in Cubatão, São Paulo) is a male race walker from Brazil. He competed for his native country in two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2004 (Athens, Greece).

He won the 50 km section of the 2012 South American Race Walking Championships with a time of 4:12:52 hours.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1998 South American Junior Championships Córdoba, Argentina 1st 10,000 m 42:14.02
World Junior Championships Annecy, France 10,000m DNF
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 3rd 20,000 m 1:33:50.59
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 20,000 m 1:32:45.90
Universiade Beijing, China 15th 20 km 1:31:43
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2nd 50 km 4:07:37
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 40th 50 km 4:20:11
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 20 km 1:29.53
50 km DQ
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 41st 50 km 4:10:25
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 5th 20,000 m 1:25:14.8
World Championships Berlin, Germany 50 km DNF
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 50 km DNF


  1. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (2012-03-20). Colombians shine at South American Race Walking champs. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-03-25.