Daniel Ferreira do Nascimento wins the Rio Half Marathon

Daniel Ferreira do Nascimento wins the Rio Half Marathon

So Paulo’s Daniele Ferreira do Nascimento (Noroste Runners Association-RS) won the Rio Half Marathon this morning. He recorded a time of 1h01min03 – the second best in history in Brazil and the fourth in South America. Brazilian and South American records continue, however, with the idol Marilson Gomes dos Santos, who has a mark of 59min33, achieved in 2007 in the city of Aden, Italy. In the women’s section, the victory went to Amanda Aparecida de Oliveira with a time of 1h18min29.

Called to represent Brazil in the marathon of the Oregon World Championships in Athletics, to be held in the United States from July 15 to 24, Danielzinho, as he is known in the sport, made a good run with another impressive result. to be confirmed. He is the Brazilian and South American record holder of 42.195km with a time 2h04min51 achieved on April 17th in Seoul, South Korea. With that mark, Brazil is the first non-African on the all-time list of world athletics.

Born on July 28, 1998 in the city of Paraguaçu Paulista, Daniele Nascimento lives and trains in Kaptagut, a town at an altitude of 2,800 meters in Kenya. “I wanted to run faster with less altitude as a test for the marathon in the world. I was already passing my best mark in the half marathon, but within the marathon. Last time I passed 1:02 So I also wanted to run a half marathon by myself and lower my best score of 1:04:27 and I did it,” Daniel said.

“We chose two weeks of fast cycling, which is good for people who have already been at high altitude for a long time,” commented the athlete’s coach Jorge Luiz da Silva.

The Rio Half Marathon began at 6:30 a.m. on the Avenida Delfim Moreira in Leblon, and ended at the Atero do Flamengo in Marina da Gloria. This Sunday (19/6), the 20th Marathon of the City of Rio will begin at 5 a.m. and will begin and end at Etero do Flamengo, Marina da Gloria. The test has a gold stamp and permit 02/2022 from CBAt.

The podiums for the Rio Half Marathon were as follows:


1-Daniel Ferreira do Nascimento – 1h01min03

2-Mika Kipkosgei Kemweno (Ken) – 1h04min51

3-Robson Pereira de Lima – 1h08min14

4-Leonardo Santana de Olinda – 1h09min20

5-Tiago Dantus Silva – 1h09min36


1-Amanda Aparecida de Oliveira – 1h18min29

2- Larissa Marcel Quintao – 1h19min55

3-Jassian Barroso de Jesus – 1h22min25

4-Taine Nato Lima – 1h27min11

5-Roberta Gomes Ribeiro – 1h32min00.

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