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Neil de Silva (born 15 November 1969 on Trinidad) is a retired male track and field athlete from Trinidad and Tobago who specialized in the 200 and 400 metres.

His personal best time over 400 m was 45.02 seconds, achieved during the 1996 Olympics. He holds one national record, in 4 x 400 metres relay together with Patrick Delice, Alvin Daniel and Ian Morris, with 3:01.05 minutes achieved in the heats of the 1992 Summer Olympics.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Trinidad and Tobago
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 7th 100 m 10.80 (-2.8 m/s)
7th 200 m 21.16 w (+4.2 m/s)
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 8th 100 m 10.35
4th 200 m 20.40
4 x 400 m relay DQ
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 200 m DQ
4 x 400 m relay DQ
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th (qf) 200 m 20.661
7th 4 x 400 m relay 3:03.31
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Ontario, Canada 17th (h) 200 m 21.43
2nd 4 x 400 m relay 3:07.02
Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 2nd 400 m 46.07
5th 4 × 100 m relay 40.73
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.96
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 12th (sf) 400 m 45.66
19th (h) 4 x 100 m relay 40.24
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 7th 400 m 46.27
3rd 4 x 400 m relay 3:02.78
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd (h) 200 m 21.03
3rd 4 x 400 m relay 3:02.24
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 28th (qf) 200 m 21.01
22nd (h) 4 x 100 m relay 40.09
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 16th (sf) 200 m 21.26
13th (sf) 400 m 45.56
1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd 400 m 45.61
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 5th 400 m 45.42
8th (h) 4 x 400 m relay 3:08.28
World Championships Seville, Spain 400 m DQ
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 54th (h) 400 m 46.84
24th (h) 4 x 400 m relay 3:07.51

1Disqualified in the semifinals

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