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Claudinei Quirino da Silva (born November 19, 1970 in Lençóis Paulista) is a retired Brazilian sprinter who competed primarily in 200 metres.[1]

Claudinei da Silva
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Claudinei da Silva in 2010
Personal information
Full nameClaudinei Quirino da Silva
BornNovember 19, 1970 (1970-11-19) (age 48)
Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo



He has been successful on regional and world level, and won a 2000 Olympic silver medal with the Brazilian 4 x 100 metres relay team.[1]

In 1999 he ran the 200m dash in 19.89 seconds, the current South American record.


(200 metres unless noted)


  1. ^ a b "Claudinei da Silva". Retrieved September 22, 2015.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
  André da Silva
Brazil's National Champion 100 metres
1998 — 1999
Succeeded by
  Vicente de Lima
Preceded by
  Vicente de Lima
Brazil's National Champion 100 metres
alongside Raphael de Oliveira

Succeeded by
  Vicente de Lima