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Manuela MACHADO

Manuela MacHADO - Portugal - World & European women's marathon Champion

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 05 August 1995

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 09 August 1963
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Viana do Castelo, Portugal
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Manuela MACHADO - Portugal - World & European women's marathon Champion

Manuela Machado crosses the finish line in Gothenburg to win the women's marathon at the 1995

World Championships.

 

Women's Marathon

World Athletics Championships 1995

 
1. Maria Manuela MACHADO   POR   2: 25: 39
2. Anuta Catuna   ROM   2: 26: 25
3. Ornella Ferrara   ITA   2: 30: 11
4. Malgorzata Sobanska   POL   2: 31: 10
5. Ritva Lemettinen   FIN   2: 31: 19
6. Monica Pont   ESP   2: 31: 53

 

 

Women's Marathon. Final

World Athletics Championships 1997

 
1. Hiromi Suzuki   JPN   2: 29: 48
2. Manuela MACHADO   POR   2: 31: 12
3. Lidia Slavuteanu-Simon   ROM   2: 31: 55
4. Takako Tobise   JPN   2: 32: 18
5. Ornella Ferrara   ITA   2: 33: 10
6. Iris Biba   GER   2: 34: 06
 

Women's Marathon final

European Athletics Championships 1998

 
1. Manuela MACHADO   POR   2: 27: 10   CR  
2. Madina BIKTAGIROVA   RUS   2: 28: 01
3. Maura VICECONTE   ITA   2: 28: 31
4. Franca FIACCONI   ITA   2: 28: 59  
5. Marleen RENDERS   BEL   2: 29: 43
6. Rocio RIOS   ESP   2: 29: 53

 

 

Manuela Machado wins her first Gold medal in a major championship - the 1994 European

in Helsinki.  Photo Stuart Franklin.  © G.H.        Result below.

 

Women's Marathon

World Athletics Championships 1993

 
1. Junko Asari   JPN   2: 30: 03
2. Maria Manuela MACHADO   POR   2: 30: 54
3. Tomoe Abe   JPN   2: 31: 01
4. Ramilya Burangulova   RUS   2: 33: 03
5. Madina Biktagirova   BLR   2: 34: 36
6. Katrin Dorre-Heinig   GER   2: 35: 20
7. Frith Van Der Merwe   RSA   2: 35: 56
8. Kimberly Rosenquist-Jones   USA   2: 36: 33

 

 

Women's Marathon

European Athletics Championships 1994

 
1. Manuela MACHADO   POR   2.29.54
2. Maria CURATOLA   ITA   2.30.33
3. Adriana BARBU   ROM   2.30.55
4. Ornelia FERRARA   ITA   2.31.57
5. Anuta CATUNA   ROM   2.32.51
6. Ritva LEMETTINEN   FIN   2.33.05

 

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS.

2000     2:26:41     London     16 APR
1999     2:25:09     London     18 APR (personal best) (aged 35) finished 3rd.
1998     2:27:10     Budapest     23 AUG
1997     2:28:12     London     13 APR
1996     2:29:32     Tokyo     17 NOV
1995     2:27:53     London     02 APR
1994     2:29:54     Helsinki     07 AUG
1993     2:30:54     Stuttgart 15 AUG  (aged 30)
1992     2:27:42     Boston, MA     20 APR
1991     2:32:33     Tokyo  25 AUG
1990     2:33:46     Pittsburg     06 MAY