|1997 Athens||1500 m|
|1995 Gothenburg||1500 m|
Sacramento won medals at a variety of distances but her speciality is the 1500 m. She won the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in 1997 in Athens after having won a bronze medal in the 1995 championships.
Sacramento won her first national title in 1986 when she was only fifteen years old. She and Fernanda Ribeiro both excelled at a national level as young girls and have dominated Portuguese middle and long distance running since. Sacramento has run under 2 minutes for 800 m and 4 minutes for 1500 m many times, both of which marks are thought of as benchmarks of world class running.
- In addition, she finished in the top ten at the World Cross Country Championships.
- 400 m 54.07 (1997)
- 800 m 1:58.94 (1997)
- 1500 m 3:57.71 (1998)
- 3000 m 8:30.22 (1999)
- 5000 m 15:52.54 (2000)
- 10 km 33:46(1997)
- Atletismo: Carla Sacramento vence I Crosse de Oeiras[permanent dead link]. Record (2002-02-13). Retrieved on 2009-11-22.