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André Domingos

  (Redirected from André da Silva)

André Domingos da Silva (born 26 November 1972 in Santo André, São Paulo) is a Brazilian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 and 200 metres.

André Domingos
André Domingos Helsinki2005.jpg
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Brazil
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 4x100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 4x100 m relay
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 Paris 4x100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Sevilla 4x100 m relay
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1999 Winnipeg 4x100 metres
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Mar del Plata 100 metres
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Santo Domingo 200 metres
Gold medal – first place 1999 Palma de Mallorca 100 metres

He competed for Brazil in the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, United States in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the bronze medal with his teammates Arnaldo da Silva, Robson da Silva and Edson Ribeiro.

In the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia he was again part of the Brazilian 4 x 100 metre team with Edson Ribeiro and newcomers Vicente de Lima and Claudinei da Silva and this time the team won the silver medal.[1]

da Silva competed in 4 consecutive Olympics, in the 100 metres in Barcelona, 1992; the 100 metres and relay in Atlanta, 1996; the 200 metres and relay in Sydney, 2000; and the 100 metres and relay in Athens, 2004.

He was a part of the gold medal winning 4x100 relay at the 1999 Pan Am Games as well as the Universiade winner in the individual 100 metres that same year.

His personal best times are 10.06 seconds over 100 m and 20.15 seconds over 200 m.


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Arnaldo da Silva
Brazil's National Champion 100 metres
Succeeded by
  Claudinei da Silva