Personal bests:

Event RecordYear / Location
1500 meters3:49.6 min1998 Maia/Portugal
3000 meters8:03.65 min1995 Lisboa/Portugal
5000 meters13:46.67 min1996 Leiria/Portugal
10000 meters 28:39.64 min 1997 Catania/Italy
Half Marathon 1:01:50 hrs1998 Zurich/Switzerland
Marathon2:09:41 hrs2004 Berlin/Germany

Marathon progression:

YearMarkPlaceLocationDate - Info
19982:18:0327thParis05/04/1998 - Début
1998 2:10:322ndReims11/10/1998
1999 2:14:274thSevilla28/08/1999 - World Championships
20002:11:2913thRotterdam16/04/2000
20002:23:0450thSydney01/10/2000 - Olympic Games
20012:10:281stVienna20/05/2001
2001 NMDNFEdmonton03/08/2001 - World Championships
2002 2:19:359thBeppu - Oita03/02/2002
2004 2:09:417thBerlin26/09/2004
2005 2:18:3624thHelsinki13/08/2005 - World Championships
20062:22:1822th Hamburg 23/04/2006
2006 NMDNFGoteburg13/08/2006 - European Championships