Manuel Matias (runner)
Manuel Fernando Gonilho Matias (born 30 March 1962 in Alfundão, Ferreira do Alentejo) is a retired long-distance runner from Portugal, who won the 1989 edition of the Fukuoka Marathon, clocking 2:12:54 on 3 December 1989. A year earlier he triumphed in the Paris Marathon. Matias represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, finishing in 46th place (2:20:58).
|1988||Paris Marathon||Paris, France||1st||Marathon||2:13:53|
|1989||Fukuoka Marathon||Fukuoka, Japan||1st||Marathon||2:12:54|
|1990||European Championships||Split, FR Yugoslavia||8th||Marathon||2:18:52|
|1991||World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||—||Marathon||DNF|
|1992||City-Pier-City Loop||The Hague, Netherlands||1st||Half Marathon||1:02:04|
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||7th||Marathon||2:12:48|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||46th||Marathon||2:20:58|
- 1989 Year Ranking[permanent dead link]
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Manuel Matias". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
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