Eronilde de Araújo

Eronilde Nunes de Araújo (born 31 December 1970 in São Jesus da Lapa, Bahia) is a Brazilian[1] athlete who specialized in 400 metres hurdles. He dominated athletic events on the South American scene during the 1990s. His personal best of 48.04 seconds is also the South American record. He represented his country three times at the Olympics.[2]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Brazil
1988 South American Junior Championships Cubatão, Brazil 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.94
1989 South American Junior Championships Montevideo, Uruguay 1st 400 m hurdles 51.12
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:14.84
Pan American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 2nd 400 m hurdles 51.20
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:13.22
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st 400m hurdles 49.82
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.2
1991 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st 400 m hurdles 49.65
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 1st 400 m hurdles 49.96
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.91
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 1st 400m hurdles 50.06
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.50
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.66
8th (sf) 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.38
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 12th (h) 400 m 47.50
South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st 400 m hurdles 49.80
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 37th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.81
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 400 m hurdles 50.36
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.54
World Cup London, United Kingdom 3rd 400 m hurdles 49.62[3]
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 400 m hurdles 49.29
4th 4X400 m relay 3:07.54
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st 400 m hurdles 48.63
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 400 m hurdles 49.86
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th 400 m hurdles 48.78
11th (sf) 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.46
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 400 m hurdles 49.35
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 400 m hurdles 48.96
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 1st 400 m hurdles 49.13
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.09
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 400 m hurdles 48.23
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 2:58.56
World Championships Seville, Spain 4th 400 m hurdles 48.13
17th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.70
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 400 m hurdles 49.35
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 5th 400 m hurdles 48.34
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 24th (sf) 400 m hurdles 51.23
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 2nd 400 m hurdles 50.78
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd 400 m hurdles 50.81
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.28
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 8th 400 m hurdles 51.19
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 8th (h) 400 m hurdles 51.59[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wallechinsky, David (2000). The complete book of the Olympics. Aurum. p. 88. ISBN 9781854106926.
  2. ^ Eronilde de Araújo Archived 17 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2014-07-20.
  3. ^ Representing the Americas
  4. ^ Did not start in the final

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