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David Gerson Semedo Neves Lima (born 6 September 1990) is a Portuguese athlete competing in sprinting events.[3] He has represented Portugal at two European Championships and one World Championships. At club level, he competes for S.L. Benfica.[4]

David Lima
Personal information
Full nameDavid Gerson Semedo Neves Lima
Born (1990-09-06) 6 September 1990 (age 28)
Lisbon, Portugal
ResidenceLondon, England
EducationCoventry University[1]
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 metres 200 metres
ClubBenfica
Coached byLinford Christie[2]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Portugal
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 14th (qf) 200 m 21.101
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 26th (h) 200 m 21.25
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 18th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.42
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 6th (sf) 200 m 21.01
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 200 m 20.88
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 14th (sf) 200 m 20.86
12th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.51
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 37th (h) 100 m 10.41
13th (sf) 200 m 20.56
2018 Mediterranean Games Tarragona, Spain 8th 200 m 21.54

1Did not start in the semifinals

Personal bests[5]Edit

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 10.05 (2.0 m/s, Madrid 2017)
  • 200 metres – 20.30 (0.6 m/s, La Chaux du Fonds 2017)

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2015 Universiade bio[dead link]
  2. ^ 2016 EC bio
  3. ^ David Lima at IAAF
  4. ^ "Entusiasmado por fazer parte do projeto Benfica" S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ "Athlete Profile". thepowerof10.info. Retrieved 16 August 2016.