Nationality: Czech Republic
Discipline: 400m, 4x400m (national team relay)
PB: 53,19s (outdoor, 2022)
PB: 54,94s (indoor, 2022)
World ranking: 272
2022 2nd in European U18 Championships (400m)
2022 Member of national relay in European Championships (4x400m)
Notes about the athlete
Lurdes Gloria Manuel is one of the biggest talents in the Czech Republic in recent years. Her main discipline is the 400m, however she is able to perform in 100m and 200m as well. In 2022 she won junior National Championships in Ostrava (53,19s). In her first big international event she got the silver medal in the European Championships in Jerusalem.
Lu is very passionate and she is focused on bringing more medals for Czech athletics in the future.
Goals for the season 2023
Qualified in European Indoor Championships in Istanbul (400m)
Final in European Athletics U20 Championships in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
Qualified in IAAF World Championships in Budapest (400m or 4x400m relay)