Marcelo Palma

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Marcelo Palma
Personal information
Full nameMarcelo Moreira Palma
Born (1966-06-02) June 2, 1966 (age 52)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country Brazil
SportAthletics
Event(s)Racewalking
Updated on 27 July 2013.

Marcelo Moreira Palma (born June 2, 1966) is a retired male race walker from Brazil. He is a two-time Olympian (1988 and 1992).

Personal best[edit]

  • 20 km - 1:21:30 São Paulo Jun 1991 - South American Record (best performance in track at this time)
  • 20 km: 1:22:23 hrsBrazil São Paulo, 25 March 1990[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 45th 20 km 1:31:42
1990 Pan American Race Walking Cup Xalapa, México 10th 20 km 1:32:04
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 3rd 20 km 1:26:42
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 24th 20 km 1:24:54
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 20 km DQ
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 32nd 20 km 1:40:11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranking Brasileiro de Todos os Tempos (Melhores atletas por prova do Atletismo Brasileiro) (PDF) (in Portuguese), Confederação Brasileira de Atletismo, August 10, 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on September 22, 2013, retrieved July 27, 2013

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