Nuno Fernandes

Francisco Nuno Fernandes (born 1 April 1969 in Porto, Portugal) is a retired Portuguese athlete who specialised in pole vaulting.[1] He represented Portugal at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992, each time failing to qualify for the final.

His personal record was 5.66 metres outdoors and 5.62 metres indoors, both set in 1996. Those marks stood as national records until being broken by Edi Maia in 2013 and 2012 respectively.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Portugal
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 2nd 5.30 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 29th (q) 5.00 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 36th (q) 5.25 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France NM
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th (q) 5.40 m
Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 5.15 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 15th (q) 5.60 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 19th (q) 5.40 m
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 3rd 5.55 m
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden NM
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 18th (q) 5.60 m
1997 Universiade Catania, Italy 8th 5.30 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd 5.55 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary NM
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 5.20 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 32nd (q) 5.25 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th 5.45 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 19th (q) 5.20 m
Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 2nd 5.20 m

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