Vítor Costa

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Vítor Costa (born 28 May 1974) is a Portuguese hammer thrower. His personal best is 76.86 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Reims.

He finished ninth at the 1992 World Junior Championships. On senior level he competed at the World Championships in 1997 and 1999 as well as the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004 without reaching the final.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Portugal
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 9th 64.00 m
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 12th 52.36 m
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 17th 65.68 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd 69.84 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 35th (q) 70.04 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd 71.17 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 28th (q) 72.28 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 11th 73.23 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 33rd (q) 69.28 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 72.36 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 37th (q) 68.89 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 26th (q) 72.43 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 27th (q) 72.47 m