Nercely Desirée Soto Soto (born 23 August 1990 in Caja Seca, Zulia) is a Venezuelan sprinter.[1][2][3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, she competed in the Women's 200 metres. In the Rio Summer Olympics she was seventh in Semifinal 3.

Nercely Soto
NercelySotoHeat200mWomenGORio2016.jpg
Nercely Soto in the 200m heat 6, in the olympic game in Rio, 2016
Personal information
Full nameNercely Desirée Soto Soto
Born (1990-08-23) August 23, 1990 (age 29)
Caja Seca, Zulia, Venezuela
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Venezuela
Event(s)Sprint
Updated on 29 December 2014.

Personal bestsEdit

  • 100 m: 11.54 (wind: +1.5 m/s)  Maracaibo, 17 May 2014
  • 200 m: 22.53 (wind: +0.1 m/s)  Caracas, 12 May 2012
  • 400 m: 51.94 A   Trujillo, 26 November 2013

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Venezuela
2009 South American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 5th (h) 100 m 12.62 (+0.5 m/s)
6th 200 m 25.20 (+0.2 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 49.92
Bolivarian Games Sucre, Bolivia 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.98 A
2011 ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 5th 200 m 24.48 (+2.0 m/s)
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd (h) 100 m 12.07 w (+2.5 m/s)
4th 200 m 23.30 (-0.6 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 44.81
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.99
South American U-23 Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 200 m 23.40 (+1.2 m/s)
2nd 400 m 53.45
4th 4 × 100 m relay 46.61
4 × 400 m relay DNF
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 200 m 23.05 w (+3.4 m/s)
2nd 400 m 53.96
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 45.44
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:46.25
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Peru 1st 200 m 23.46 (0.0 m/s)
1st 400 m 51.94
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.16
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 1st 200 m 23.25 (-0.4 m/s)
2nd 400 m 52.30
1st 4 × 100 m relay 45.08
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:44.20
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 17th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 44.64
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 8th (h) 400 m 54.891 A
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 1st 200 m 23.14 A (-1.6 m/s)
4th 400 m 53.06 A
1st 4 × 100 m relay 43.53 A
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:39.08 A
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 1st 200m 23.15 (-0.9 m/s)
2nd 400m 54.38
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.28
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:37.05
World Championships Beijing, China 25th (h) 200 m 23.16
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 200 m 22.95
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 43.94
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18th (sf) 200 m 22.88
2017 South American Championships Asunción, Paraguay 4th 200 m 23.06 (w)
7th (h) 400 m 56.321
4 × 100 m relay DNF
2018 South American Games Cochabamba, Bolivia 8th (h) 100 m 11.69
3rd 200 m 23.11
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.71
Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 11th (h) 200 m 24.312
6th 4 × 100 m relay 45.71
2019 Pan American Games Lima, Peru 20th (h) 200 m 24.67

1: Did not finish in the final.
2: Disqualified in the semifinals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nercely Soto". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  2. ^ Listado Oficial de Atletas Participantes - Nercely Desiree Soto Soto, ODEBO, retrieved January 20, 2015
  3. ^ Biografía - General - SOTO Nercely (in Spanish), ODECABE, retrieved February 4, 2015

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