Vanda Gomes

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Vanda Ferreira Gomes (born 7 November 1988 in Matelândia, Paraná) is a Brazilian athlete who specialises in the sprinting events.[1] She won the silver medal in the 200 metres at the 2006 World Junior Championships. She has personal bests of 11.64 in the 100 metres (2012) and 23.06 in the 200 metres (2008).

She was banned from competition for two years due to a failed out-of-competition doping test on 25 September 2014.[2] The ban ends 24 September 2016.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2005 World Youth Championships Beijing, China 5th 200 m 23.73
3rd Medley relay 2:06.60
Pan American Junior Championships Windsor, Canada 12th (h) 200 m 24.42 (w)
3rd 4x100 m relay 45.75
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 2nd 200 m 23.59 (wind: -0.9 m/s)
4th 4x100 m relay 44.45
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 3rd 200 m 23.76
1st 4x100 m relay 44.72
South American U23 Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 3rd 200 m 23.80 (wind: +1.7 m/s)
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 4th 200 m 23.99
South American U23 Championships Lima, Peru 2nd 200 m 24.88
1st 4x100 m relay 45.76
2009 Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 200 m 23.91 (w)
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 4x100 m relay 43.13
2010 South American Games
(South American U23 Championships)
Medellín, Colombia 2nd 200 m 23.82
1st 4x100 m relay 44.47
Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 1st 4x100 m relay 43.97
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 2nd 4x100 m relay 44.56
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 28th (h) 200 m 23.70
7th 4x100 m relay 43.10
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 11th (h) 200 m 23.89
1st 4x100 m relay 42.85
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 4x100 m relay DNF

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