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Heber Viera
Heber Viera
Heber Viera Helsinki2005.jpg
Viera at the 2005 World Championships
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Uruguay
South American Games
Silver medal - second place 200 m

Heber Williams Viera da Silva (born April 29, 1979 in Salto) is a Uruguayan sprinter who has been prominent in South American sprints since the turn of the century.[1] He competed at the Summer Olympics in 2000, 2004 and 2008, being knocked out in the heats each time.

Viera represented Uruguay at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 200 metres and placed sixth in his first round heat in a time of 20.93 seconds, which was not enough to advance to the second round.[1]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uruguay
1996 South American Junior Championships Bucaramanga, Colombia 3rd 100 m 10.5
2nd 200 m 20.9 (w)
6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.3
1997 Pan American Junior Championships San Carlos, Uruguay 8th 200 m 22.20
South American Junior Championships San Carlos, Uruguay 2nd 100 m 11.04
1st 200 m 21.57
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 42.58
1998 South American Junior Championships Córdoba, Argentina 1st 200 m 21.33 (w)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 42.11
World Junior Championships Annecy, France 21st (qf) 200 m 21.58 (wind: -0.1 m/s)
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 2nd 200 m
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 3rd 100 m 10.15
3rd 200 m 20.76 (w)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.14
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 8th 200 m 21.19
World Championships Seville, Spain - 200 m DQ
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 100 m 10.65
4th 200 m 21.19
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 55th (h) 100 m 10.54
30th (qf) 200 m 20.97
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 15th (h) 200 m 21.55
South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 3rd 100 m 10.37
2nd 200 m 20.68
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.34
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 24th (qf) 200 m 20.83
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st 100 m 10.08 (w)
2nd 200 m 20.46
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom - 200 m DQ
South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd 100 m 10.33
1st 200 m 20.60
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th 200 m 20.85
World Championships Paris, France 32nd (h) 200 m 20.87
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th (h) 200 m 21.36
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 3rd 200 m 21.30
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 35th (h) 200 m 20.94
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd 100 m 10.43
2nd 200 m 20.62 (w)
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 48th (h) 200 m 21.71
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 3rd 100 m 10.45
2nd 200 m 20.80
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia - 100 m DQ
3rd 200 m 21.10
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd 200 m 20.59
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19th (h) 200 m 21.29
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 7th 100 m 10.94
11th (h) 200 m 21.74
Olympic Games Beijing, China 34th (h) 200 m 20.93
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 14th (h) 100 m 11.17
14th (h) 200 m 22.45

Personal bests

References

  1. ^ a b "Athlete biography: Heber Viera". Beijing2008.cn. Archived from the original on 2008-08-10. Retrieved 2008. 

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