Sueli dos Santos

Sueli Pereira dos Santos (born January 8, 1965 in Cascavel, Paraná) is a retired female javelin thrower from Brazil. At the age of 35, she set her personal best (61.98 metres) on May 6, 2000 in Bogotá. That mark was a Masters W35 World Record that lasted about a month until it was surpassed by Russian Olympian Yekaterina Ivakina, who would improve the record four more times in the next two months.[1]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Brazil
1983 South American Junior Championships Medellín, Colombia 1st 50.42 m
1985 South American Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 51.52 m
1986 Ibero-American Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd 52.34 m
1987 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st 56.00 m
Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 4th 57.02 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 13th (q) 55.48 m
1988 Ibero-American Championships Mexico City, Mexico 3rd 56.10 m A
1989 South American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd 52.78 m
1991 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 2nd 56.64 m
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 7th 50.66 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 28th (q) 51.20 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 17th (q) 57.16 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 65.96 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd 58.16 m[2]
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 6th 52.58 m[2]
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 58.94 m[2]
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 23rd (q) 56.27 m[2]