António Carlos Carvalho Nogueira Leitão (1960 - 2012)

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Birthplace: Espinho, Aveiro District, Portugal
Death: Died in Porto, Porto, Portugal
Occupation: Long distance runner
Managed by: Carina Teixeira Thibiéroz
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Immediate Family

    • António
      father
    • Adelaide
      mother

About António Carlos Carvalho Nogueira Leitão

António Carlos Carvalho Nogueira Leitão (22 July 1960 – 18 March 2012) was a Portuguese athlete who mainly competed in the long distance events. He was born in Espinho and died in Porto.


He competed for Portugal at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States where he won the bronze medal in the men's 5.000 metres event. Following this result, he was viewed as one of the most promising athletes in his specialty; however, several injuries prevented him from participating in any further Olympic Games.

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António Leitão's Timeline

1960
July 22, 1960
Espinho, Aveiro District, Portugal
2012
March 18, 2012
Age 51
Porto, Porto, Portugal