Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima
|Pierre de Coubertin medal||2004|
|Pan American Gemmes|
|2003 Santo Domingo||Marathon|
Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima (born 4 Julie 1969 in Cruzeiro do Oeste, Paraná, Brazil) is an umwhile long-distance runner wha specialised in marathons. He received internaitional renoun efter a spectator, laicized Irish priest Neil Horan, attacked him at the 2004 Simmer Olympics marathon while he wis leadin the race at 35 km. Follaein the incident he fell back frae first tae third place, winnin the bronze medal. He wis later awairdit the Pierre de Coubertin medal for sportsmanship for that race.