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Liemarvin Bonevacia (born 5 April 1989) is a Dutch sprinter who was born in Willemstad, Curaçao.

Liemarvin Bonevacia
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Personal information
Born (1989-04-05) April 5, 1989 (age 30)
Willemstad
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
Country Netherlands
SportAthletics
Event(s)400m

CareerEdit

He was one of four people to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics as "Independent Olympic Athletes".[1][2] Bonevacia competed in the 400 m and was eliminated in the semifinals, when he injured his right hamstring and finished last.[3][4]

He now represents the Netherlands. With his 44.72, achieved in the 2015 World Championships 400 m heats, Bonevacia is the current Dutch recordholder.[5] He competed for the Netherlands at the 2016 Olympics, in the 400 m and the 4 x 100 m. He reached the semifinals in the 400 m.[3] He won bronze at the 2016 European Athletics Championship and the 2017 European Indoor Championships.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Liemarvin Bonevacia at IAAF
  2. ^ "Liemarvin Bonevacia Profile". london2012.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Liemarvin Bonevacia". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Drama voor Bonevacia in Londen" (in Dutch). CuraçaoSport.com. 7 August 2012. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ "IAAF: 400 Metres Result | 15th IAAF World Championships | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2018-01-20.