Thursday, September 22, 2016

#Portugal #Olympic bronze medal Rui Silva Athens 2004 leaving #SportingCP after 19 yrs to join #Benfica has a runner and technical director

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ull nameRui Manuel Monteiro Silva
NationalityPortuguese
BornAugust 3, 1977 (age 39)
SantarémPortugal
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
SportTrack and field (Running)
Event(s)1500 m3000 m
ClubSporting Clube de Portugal
Achievements and titles
World finalsLisbon 2001 (indoor):
1500 m – Gold
Regional finalsValencia 1998 (indoor):
1500 m – Gold
Vienna 2002 (indoor):
1500 m – Gold
Turin 2009 (indoor):
1500 m – Gold
Leiria 2009:
1500 m – Gold
Olympic finalsAthens 2004:
1500 m – Bronze
Sporting confirmed Thursday that Rui Silva, multiple national and international medalist champion - where stands the bronze in the 1500 meters of the Olympic Games Atenas'2004 - will leave the club after 19 years.

Benfica will be the athlete  destination, which will also take technical functions.