Meet Brazil’s Team For Daegu

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 12, 2011: Brazil is coming in big as it eyes the upcoming IAAF World Championships, set for Daegu, Korea.

The team, announced this week, will be led by World Indoor Pole Vault champion Fabiana Murer and Olympic Long Jump champion Maurren Maggi. Also included in the squad is 22-year-old Ana Claudia Lemos Silva who set a new 200-m South American record last week.

The Championships is set for Aug. 27 to September 4th.

The full Brazilian team is as follows:

Men
Nilson André – 100m/4x100m
Bruno Lins de Barros – 200m/4x100m
Sandro Viana – 200m/4x100m
Diego Cavalcanti – 4x100m
Carlos Roberto de Moraes Jr. – 4x100m
Kleberson Davide – 800m
Lutimar Paes – 800m
Fernando da Silva – 800m
Mahau Suguimati – 400m hurdles
Fabio Gomes da Silva – Pole Vault
Jefferson Sabino – Triple Jump
Luiz Alberto de Araújo – decathlon
Caio Bonfim – Race Walk 20 km
Moacir Zimmermann – Race Walk 20km

Women
Ana Claudia Silva – 100m/200m/4x100m
Rosângela Santos – 4x100m
Franciela Krasucki – 4x100m
Rosemar Coelho Fortunato – 4x100m
Vanda Gomes – 4x100m
Geisa Coutinho – 4x400m
Joelma Sousa – 4x400m
Bárbara de Oliveira – 4x400m
Aline dos Santos – 4x400m
Simone da Silva – 10.000m
Jailma de Lima – 400m hurdles/4x400m
Fabiana Murer – Pole Vault
Maurren Maggi – Long Jump
Keila Costa – Long Jump/Triple Jump
Elisângela Adriano – Discus Throw
Andressa de Morais – Discus Throw.