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Marija Šestak

Marija ŠestakDescription : Marija Šestak (Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Шестак; born Martinović, Мартиновић on 17 April 1979 in Kragujevac, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian triple jumper of Serbian descent. She was granted Slovenian citizenship on 13 July 2006.Her personal best jump is 15.08 metres, achieved on 13 February 2008 in Athens. This is the current national record for Slovenia, beating the seven-year-old record of Anja Valant. Her 14.52 metres jump, achieved on 11 July 2006 in Lausanne, stands as the national... Page:m

Marija Šestak
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Personal information
Born(1979-04-17) April 17, 1979 (age 37)
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
CountrySlovenia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Triple jump
Medal record
Representing  Yugoslavia
European U23 Championships
Silver medal – second place2001 AmsterdamTriple jump
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal – second place2001 TunisTriple jump
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place1998 AnnecyTriple jump
European Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place1997 LjubljanaTriple jump
Representing  Slovenia
2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships
Bronze medal – third place2008 ValenciaTriple jump
European Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place2009 TurinTriple jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Marija Šestak (Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Шестак; born Martinović, Мартиновић on 17 April 1979 in Kragujevac, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian triple jumper of Serbian descent. She was granted Slovenian citizenship on 13 July 2006.

Her personal best jump is 15.08 metres, achieved on 13 February 2008 in Athens. This is the current national record for Slovenia, beating the seven-year-old record of Anja Valant. Her 14.52 metres jump, achieved on 11 July 2006 in Lausanne, stands as the national record for Serbia. She also has 6.50 metres in the long jump.

She is married to Slovenian 400 metres runner Matija Šestak.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionNotes
Representing  Yugoslavia /  Serbia and Montenegro
1996World Junior ChampionshipsSydney, Australia20th (q)12.57 m (wind: +1.7 m/s)
1997Mediterranean GamesBari, Italy7th13.23 m
European Junior ChampionshipsLjubljana, Slovenia2nd13.54 m
1998World Junior ChampionshipsAnnecy, France3rd13.47 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
1999European U23 ChampionshipsGöteborg, Sweden8th13.14 m (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2001European U23 ChampionshipsAmsterdam, Netherlands2nd13.72 m (wind: 0.0 m/s)
Mediterranean GamesRadès, Tunisia2nd13.97 m (w)
2002European Indoor ChampionshipsVienna, Austria6th14.00 m
2003UniversiadeDaegu, South Korea8th13.12 m
Representing  Slovenia
2006World Athletics FinalStuttgart, Germany5th14.32 m
2007World ChampionshipsOsaka, Japan5th14.72 m
2008World Indoor ChampionshipsValencia, Spain3rd14.68 m
Olympic GamesBeijing, China6th15.03 m (NR)
2009European Indoor ChampionshipsTurin, Italy2nd14.60 m
World ChampionshipsBerlin, Germany25th (q)13.69 m
2011World ChampionshipsDaegu, South Korea21st (q)13.87 m
2012World Indoor ChampionshipsIstanbul, Turkey9th (q)14.05 m
Olympic GamesLondon, United Kingdom11th13.98 m
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