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Carmem Sousa de Oliveira Furtado (born 17 August 1965) is a retired Brazilian long-distance runner.

She finished eleventh in the 10,000 metres at the 1993 World Championships in a new South American record time of 31:47.76 minutes. She also holds the South American record in 5000 metres with 15:22.01 minutes and in the marathon with 2:27:41 hours from the 1994 Boston Marathon. She also won the 15 km (Saint Silvester Road Race in São Paulo) in 1995.[1]

Oliveira also has two cross country titles to her name, having won the South American Cross Country Championships in 1992 and 1994.[2]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Brazil
1987 Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 5th 10,000 m 34:24.63
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 1st 3000 m 9:20.83
1st 10,000 m 33:21.00
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 10,000 m 33:10.19
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States Marathon DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corrida de São Silvestre - Campeões 1990 - 1999" (in Portuguese). Fundação Cásper Líbero. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  2. ^ Continental Cross Country Championships and Cups. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-03-02.

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