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Caio Oliveira de Sena Bonfim (born 19 March 1991)[1] is a Brazilian racewalker.[2][3] His mother, Gianetti Bonfim, was also an international racewalker for Brazil.[4]

Caio Bonfim
Personal information
Full nameCaio Oliveira de Sena Bonfim
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1991-03-19) 19 March 1991 (age 28)
Sobradinho, DF, Brazil
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country Brazil
SportAthletics
Event(s)Race walking

He competed in the 20 km walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he placed 39th.[5]

At the 2015 Pan American Games, he won a bronze medal in the Men's 20 kilometres walk with a time of 1:24:43.

At the 2015 IAAF World Championships, he finished 6th with a time of 1:20:44.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Bonfim did a great participation. In the Men's 20 kilometres walk, he finished 4th with a time of 1:19:42, Brazilian record, just 5 seconds behind the Bronze medalist. In the Men's 50 kilometres walk, he finished 9th, again breaking the Brazilian record with a time of 3:47:02.

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Personal bestsEdit

Track walkEdit

Road walkEdit

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Brazil
2007 Pan American Race Walking Cup (U20) Balneário Camboriú, Brazil 8th 10 km 45:40
2nd Team (10 km) 11 pts
Pan American Junior Championships Sao Paulo, Brazil 5th 10,000m track walk 44:34.95
World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 12th 10,000m track walk 45:16.88
2008 South American Race Walking Championships (U-18) Cochabamba, Bolivia 2nd 10 km 47:00 min
World Race Walking Cup (U20) Cheboksary, Russia 10 km DQ
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 6th 10,000m track walk 42:18.33
South American Youth Championships Lima, Perú 1st 10,000m track walk 43:21.9 min CR
2009 Pan American Race Walking Cup (U20) San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 10 km 43:04 min
3rd Team (10 km) 17 pts
South American Junior Championships Sao Paulo, Brazil 1st 10,000m track walk 42:43.58
Pan American Junior Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 2nd 10,000m track walk 42:43.58
2010 South American Race Walking Championships (U20) Cochabamba, Bolivia 1st 10 km 43:08 min
2nd Team (10 km) 12 pts
South American Under-23 Championships /
South American Games
Medellín, Colombia 3rd 20,000m track walk 1:33:05.1
World Race Walking Cup (U20) Chihuahua, México 10 km DQ
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 4th 10,000m track walk 41:32.28
2011 Pan American Race Walking Cup Envigado, Colombia 10th 20 km 1:31:00
South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 4th 20,000m track walk 1:20:58.5
Universiade Shenzen, China 8th 20 km 1:27:19
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 22nd 20 km 1:24:29
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 20 km DQ
2012 South American Race Walking Championships Salinas, Ecuador 1st 20 km 1:23:59.0 hrs
1st Team (20 km) 15 pts
World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 17th 20 km 1:22:05
14th Team (20 km) 152 pts
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 39th 20 km 1:24:45
South American U-23 Championships Sao Paulo, Brazil 1st 20,000m track walk 1:23:22.83
2013 Pan American Race Walking Cup Guatemala City, Guatemala 3rd 20 km 1:25:27
1st Team (20 km) 38 pts
South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 1st 20,000m track walk 1:24:28.40
World Championships Moscow, Russia 20 km DQ
2014 South American Race Walking Championships Cochabamba, Bolivia 20 km DQ
World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 16th 20 km 1:20:28
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 4th 20,000m track walk 1:24:49.52
2015 Pan American Race Walking Cup Arica, Chile 2nd 20 km 1:21:26
World Championships Beijing, China 6th 20 km walk 1:20:44
2016 World Race Walking Team Championships Rome, Italy 8th 20 km 1:20:20
Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 20,000m track walk 1:26:40.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Treinado pelos pais, brasiliense passa a colher resultados na marcha atlética". Folha de S. Paulo. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  2. ^ "Caio Bonfim". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  3. ^ Biography - BONFIM Caio, PASO, retrieved February 4, 2015
  4. ^ Caio Bonfim, o "Messias anunciado" por Gianetti Sena, é penta na Copa Brasil (in Portuguese). Brasil2016. Retrieved on 2016-09-25.
  5. ^ "Men's 20km Race Walk Results". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-15.

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