Tânia da Silva

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Tânia Ferreira da Silva (born 17 December 1986) is a Brazilian athlete who specialises in the triple jump.[1] She represented her country at the 2007 World Championships failing to qualify for the final.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2002 South American Youth Championships Asunción, Paraguay 6th 100 m 12.65 s
1st 4x100 m relay 47.3 s
2nd Medley relay 2:14.55 min
2003 South American Junior Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 4th Long jump 5.55 m
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd Long jump 6.05 m (wind: -0.7 m/s)
3rd Triple jump 12.78 m (wind: +2.2 m/s) w
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 16th (q) Triple jump 12.84 m
2005 Pan American Championships Windsor, Canada 4th Long jump 6.04 m
2nd Triple jump 13.38 m (w)
South American Junior Championships Rosario, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.14 m
1st Triple jump 13.31 m (w)
2006 South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 1st Triple jump 13.92 m
Lusophony Games Macau, China 1st Long jump 5.96 m
1st Triple jump 13.42 m
South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2nd Long jump 6.05 m (wind: -1.2 m/s)
1st Triple jump 13.35 m (wind: +1.8 m/s)
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 20th (q) Triple jump 13.81 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 18th (q) Triple jump 13.03 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 3rd Triple jump 13.38 m
Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 3rd Triple jump 13.23 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 5th Triple jump 13.30 m
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 4th Triple jump 13.08 m
2014 Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 3rd Triple jump 13.47 m
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 2nd Long jump 6.37 m (w)
2nd Triple jump 13.60 m
World Championships Beijing, China 28th (q) Long jump 6.18 m
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th Triple jump 13.31 m
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 8th (h) 4x100 m relay 44.201
World Championships London, United Kingdom 21st (q) Triple jump 13.74 m

1Did not finish in the final

Personal bests[edit]


  • Long jump – 6.47 (-0.3 m/s) (São Paulo 2010)
  • Triple jump – 14.11 (+1.8 m/s) (Uberlândia 2007)


  • Triple jump – 13.70 (Valladolid 2008)