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Rogerio Amaral

  • position Distance
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Coimbra, Portugal
  • position Distance
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Coimbra, Portugal

Rogerio Amaral Bio

Academic Honors
2022 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Season and Career Results

Competed in eight meets during the indoor campaign, running the mile, 3,000-meter and the distance medley relay … Made his collegiate debut at the Clemson Opener on Dec. 3, winning the 3,000m with a time of 8:39.06 … Followed that up with a pair of wins in the Gamecock Opener in his first home meet, winning in both the mile (4:12.22) and the DMR (10:31.05) … Recorded his 3,000m personal record at the South Carolina Invitational when he logged a time of 8:22.76, placing ninth overall … In the very next meet, he recorded his personal best in the mile, clocking a time of 4:08.68 to place seventh overall … Also won the mile at the UofSC Indoor Open (4:10.09) and narrowly missed out on scoring at the SEC Indoor Championship in the DMR, finishing ninth with a time of 9:49.50.


Did not compete.

Pre-South Carolina
High School

Was the Portuguese U20 3,000-meter champion in 2020 … Was third at the U23 Portuguese Championships in the 1,500 meters in 2021 … Raced at the European Athletics U23 Championships in the 5,000 meters.


Chose South Carolina over Boston, Boise State and Drake because of his close relationship with Coach Allden and a former student-athlete … Has a younger brother … Was born to his parents Paulo Jorge Santiago Baptista and Paula Kristina Lopes do Amaral on Feb. 19, 2001.


Personal Records

Mile 4:08.68 (2/5/22)
3000m 8:22.76 (1/28/22)