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Liemarvin Bonevacia
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Personal information
Born April 5, 1989 (1989-04-05) (age 32)
Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles (present-day Curaçao)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
Country  Netherlands
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400m
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking 48 (400m)
1140 (Overall)

Liemarvin Bonevacia (born 5 April 1989) is a Dutch sprinter who was born in Willemstad, Curaçao.

Career

He was one of four people to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics as "Independent Olympic Athletes". Bonevacia competed in the 400 m and was eliminated in the semifinals, when he injured his right hamstring and finished last.

He now represents the Netherlands. With his 44.72, achieved in the 2015 World Championships 400 m heats, Bonevacia is the current Dutch recordholder. He competed for the Netherlands at the 2016 Olympics, in the 400 m and the 4 x 100 m. He reached the semifinals in the 400 m. He won bronze at the 2016 European Athletics Championship and the 2017 European Indoor Championships.

Liemarvin Bonevacia at the 2020 Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Liemarvin Bonevacia at the 2020 Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar, Hungary
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