Kléberson Davide (right) at the 2011 World Championships.
|Full name||Kléberson Davide Krasucki|
|Born||20 July 1985|
Conchal, São Paulo
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
|Updated on 13 October 2015.|
Born in Conchal, São Paulo, Davide won his first major youth title in the 800 m at the 2002 South American Youth Championships. He reached the semi-finals of the 2004 World Junior Championships in Athletics. He made his first impression on the senior circuit in 2007: he became the 800 m national champion, took the silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games, and reached the semis at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics. Under the guidance of coach Clodoaldo Lopes do Carmo (an Olympic finalist and former South American record holder), Davide represented Brazil at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Davide started the 2009 outdoor season strongly, setting a new personal best and world leading time of 1:44.67 in April. At the Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa meet Davide again improved his personal best, beating his previous mark by 0.02 seconds. His coach stated that he expected Davide to reach 1:44.5 minutes at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. He took silver at the 2009 South American Championships in Athletics with a time of 1:49.33, finishing behind compatriot Fabiano Peçanha.
Major competitions recordEdit
|400 metres||46.16 s||São Paulo, Brazil||17 September 2010|
|800 metres||1:44.21 min||São Paulo, Brazil||7 August 2011|
|800 metres (indoor)||1:49.69 min||Doha, Qatar||12 March 2010|
|1000 metres||2:20.75 min||Belém, Brazil||21 May 2006|
|1500 metres||3:46.38 min||São Paulo, Brazil||23 February 2013|
- All information taken from IAAF profile.
- Kleberson, Davide biography. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.
- Biscayart, Eduardo (2009-04-09). Brazilian Kléberson Davide surprises with 1:44.67 performance. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.
- Biscayart, Eduardo (2009-05-25). Belém spectacular produces five world season leads – IAAF World Athletics Tour. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.
- Biscayart, Eduardo (2009-06-22). Brazil repeats triumph at South American Championships – Day 3 report. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-06-24.
- Kléberson casa, treina para Mundial Indoor e busca índice olímpico (in Portuguese), CBAt, January 16, 2012, retrieved March 22, 2014