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Bruno de Barros

Bruno de Barros

Brazilian sprinter
Bruno de Barros
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Intro Brazilian sprinter
Is Athlete
From Brazil
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 7 January 1987, Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Age 34 years
Bruno de Barros
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Biography

Bruno Lins Tenório de Barros (born 7 January 1987) is a Brazilian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres. At club level, he represents Portuguese club Benfica.

Biography

He was born in Maceió, and resides in São Bernardo. Barros represented Brazil at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed in the 4x100 metres relay together with José Carlos Moreira, Vicente de Lima and Sandro Viana. In their qualification heat they placed fourth behind Trinidad and Tobago, Japan and the Netherlands. Their time of 39.01 was the seventh out of sixteen participating nations in the first round and they qualified for the final. There they sprinted to a time of 38.24 seconds, the fourth time after the Jamaican, Trinidad and Japanese teams. He also took part in the 200 metres individual, finishing fifth with a time of 21.15 seconds in his first round heat, which was not enough to qualify for the second round.

His personal best time is 20.47, achieved in February 2008 in São Paulo. He also has 10.22 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in March 2008 in São Paulo.

In 2009, he was suspended by the IAAF for 2 years for a doping offence involving the drug rh-EPO.

He again represented Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics, again in both the 200 m and the 4 × 100 m relay.

In 2017 De Barros was retrospectively awarded the bronze medal for the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics following the demotion of the Jamaican team for Nesta Carter's failed anti-doping test.

Personal bests

  • 100 m: 10.16 (wind: +1.8 m/s)Brazil São Paulo, 21 March 2009
  • 200 m: 20.16 (wind: +1.1 m/s)Brazil São Paulo, 7 August 2011

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2004 South American Youth Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st 4 × 100 m relay 42.42 s
2006 Lusophony Games Macau 1st 200 m 21.56 (wind: +0.2 m/s)
South American U-23 Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 6th 200 m 21.20 w (wind: +2.3 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 40.15
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 2nd 200 m 20.95 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.96
Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th (h) 200 m 21.15 (wind: -1.1 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.24
South American U-23 Championships Lima, Perú 2nd 100 m 10.70 A (wind: -2.0 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.13 A (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.06
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.02
2009 South American Championships Lima, Perú 200 m DQ
Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 200 m DQ
4 × 100 m relay DQ
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 6th 200 m 20.31 (wind: +0.8 m/s)
4 × 100 m relay DQ
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 3rd 200 m 20.45 A (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.18 A
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th (sf) 200 m 20.55 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
4th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 38.35
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 100 m 10.33 (wind: +1.3 m/s)
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (h) 200 m 20.60 (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 4th 200 m 20.77 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.90
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 26th (h) 200 m 20.42
4 × 100 m relay DNF
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 43rd (h) 200 m 20.59
6th 4 × 100 m relay 38.41
Representing  Japan
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4 × 100 m relay DQ
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