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Feature20 Nov 2015

Da Silva confident he can retain his world indoor title in Portland

One man notably absent from the second half of the international athletics circuit during the summer was the effervescent and affable Brazilian long jumper Mauro Vinicius da Silva, often known locally by his nickname Duda.

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Report08 Mar 2014

Report: men’s long jump final – Sopot 2014

Right from the very first jump of the competition, the gold medal was nominally in Li Jinzhe’s possession. The 24-year-old Chinese athlete set out his stall with an 8.19m effort and improved to 8.23m in the third.

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Report08 Mar 2014

A night of big surprises at the World Indoor Championships – Sopot 2014

Three surprise winners struck gold within the space of 15 minutes of each other at the Ergo Arena in Sopot on the second day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships.

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Series22 Nov 2013

Mauro da Silva in the holiday mood - IAAF Online Diaries

“Ola amigos! – Hello my friends!

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Series08 Aug 2013

Da Silva ready to make World Championships debut – IAAF online diaries

Olá meus amigos! (Hello my friends!) I hope you are all doing well. This time I’m writing to you from Moscow!

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News16 Jul 2013

World champion Murer leads Brazil’s team for Moscow

Brazil will send 32 athletes to the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, led by reigning World Pole Vault champion Fabiana Murer.

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Report06 Jul 2013

5.83m Pole Vault area record for Thiago da Silva at South American Championships

The 48th edition (38th for women) of the South American Championships begun in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on Friday (5) and Brazil’s Thiago da Silva produced the highlight of the day by vaulting to an area record of 5.83m.

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Series13 Jun 2013

Mauro Vinicius da Silva racks up the air miles - IAAF Online Diaries

“Hello, my friends! Greetings from São José do Rio Preto.

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Report01 Jun 2013

Menkov jumps 8.39m in Eugene, best in the world since 2011 - IAAF Diamond League

Russia’s Aleksandr Menkov took the plaudits at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday night (31) when he won the Long Jump with the best mark in the world for almost two years with a leap of 8.39m at the fourth of this summer’s IAAF Diamond League meetings.

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Report17 May 2013

De Oliveira sets South American Pole Vault record in Uberlandia

Augusto de Oliveira needed just three attempts to take the lead in the Pole Vault at the Grande Premio Internacional Caixa in Uberlandia on Thursday (16). A fourth and final jump bagged him the South American record.

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Previews10 May 2013

Three world leaders to highlight Belem Grand Prix

The Brazilian city of Belem will host the 29th edition of the "Grande Premio Brasil/Caixa de Atletismo” on Sunday 12 May. The meet is part of the IAAF World Challenge and is the most important athletics event in Latin America.

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Series03 Apr 2013

Mauro Vinícius da Silva introduces himself - IAAF Online Diaries

“I guess I should begin this first diary introducing myself, since I think many people may not have heard of me. My name is Mauro Vinícius Hilário Lourenço da Silva. Pretty long, huh?

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