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Anísio Souza Silva (born 18 June 1969 in São Paulo) is a retired triple jumper from Brazil, who won the silver medal in the men's triple jump at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. He represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Brazil
1988 South American Junior Championships Cubatão, Brazil 2nd Long jump 6.99 m
1st Triple jump 15.94 m
World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 8th Triple jump 15.53 m w (+3.0 m/s)
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Triple jump 16.71 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 22nd (q) Triple jump 16.22 m
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Triple jump 16.15 m
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd Triple jump 16.72 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 26th (q) Triple jump 16.18 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 2nd Triple jump 16.40 m (+0.3 m/s)
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 29th (q) Triple jump 16.03 m
1993 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st Triple jump 17.21 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 7th Triple jump 17.19 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st Triple jump 16.66 m (+0.7 m/s)
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 18th (q) Triple jump 16.19 m
Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 5th Triple jump 16.61 m (w)
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Triple jump NM
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 18th (q) Triple jump 16.67 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 22nd (q) Triple jump 16.22 m
South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st Triple jump 16.24 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 1st Triple jump 16.48 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd Triple jump 16.22 m

ReferencesEdit

  • Anísio Silva at IAAF
  • South American Rankings
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anísio Silva". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.