12 February, 2014

Fernanda Ribeiro, 10.000m Olympic Champion in Atlanta 1996, is POM's ambassador.

Fernanda Ribeiro, 10.000m Olympic Champion in Atlanta 1996, is POM's ambassador.

Name: Maria Fernanda Moreira Ribeiro
Birth date: June 23rd, 1969
Birth place: Novelas - Penafiel
Height: 1.61m
Expertise (s): 5000m / 10 000m, Marathon

Biografy 
Fernanda Ribeiro was born in Penafiel, in September 1969. She took her first steps in athletics in Grupo Desportivo do Kolossal, club from which she would leave directly to F C Porto, which she represented between 1982 and 1992, changing afterwards to the Maratona Clube da Maia, only to return, two years later, to her heart's club, her Futebol Clube do Porto.

Clubs 
Associação Desportiva do Kolossal 
Futebol Clube do Porto 
Maratona Clube da Maia
Terra i Mar 

Honours 
Gold Medal Olympic games in Atlanta/96, in 10 000 meters 
Bronze Medal Olympic games in Sydney/00, in 10 000 meters. 
Gold Medal World indoor championships, 10 000 meters, Gotemborg, 09/08/95 
Silver Medal World Championships, 5 000 meters, Gotemborg, 12/08/95 
Silver Medal World Championships, 10 000 meters, Athens, 09/08/97 
Bronze Medal World Championships, 5 000 meters, Athens, 09/08/97 
Bronze Medal World indoor championships, 3 000 meters, Paris, 08/03/97 
Silver Medal World Junior Championships, 3 000 meters, Sudbury, 27/07/88 
Silver Medal World cup, 10 000 meters, London/94 
Gold Medal European Championships, 10 000 meters, Helsinki/94 
Silver Medal European Championships, 10 000 meters, Budapest/98 
Gold Medal European indoor Championships, 3 000 meters, Stockolm/96 
Gold Medal European indoor Championships, 3 000 meters, Paris/94 
Silver Medal European indoor Championships, 3 000 meters, Valencia/98 
Gold Medal European Junior Championships, 3 000 meters, Birmingham/88 

Personal Bests

800 meters: 2:05.83, Maia; 29/06/94

1.000 meters: 2:44.80, 01/01/92

1.500 meters: 4:05.97, Funchal, 12/07/97

Mile: 4:32.66, Lisbon, 22/05/99

2.000 meters: 5:37.88, Lisbon, 21/06/96

3.000 meters: 8:30.66, Monaco, 04/08/99 

5.000 meters: 14:36.45, Hechtel, 22/07/95 (World Record) 

10.000 meters: 30:22.88, Sidney, 30/09/2000

800 meters indoors: 2:05.71, Espinho, 01/02/98

1.500 meters indoors: 4:12.67, Espinho, 31/01/98 

2.000 meters indoors: 5:37.34, Valencia 1996 

3.000 meters indoors: 8:39.49, Stockolm, 09/03/96 

5.000 meters indoors: 15:06.52, Moscow, 07/02/96 

Olympic 10.000 meters: 31:01.63, Atlanta, 28/08/96 

Half Marathon: 1:09:19, Ovar, 05/10/98

Marathon: 2:29:48, Hamburg marathon, 23/04/2006