slovenia Famous Track And Field Athletes from Slovenia

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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Slovenia, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Slovenia and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Slovenia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Slovenian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Slovenia is included when available.

List contains people like Brent LaRue and Barbara Spiler.

This historic track and field athletes from Slovenia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Slovenian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Slovenia?" These prominent track and field athletes of Slovenia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Slovenian track and field athletes.

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Barbara Spiler


Barbara Špiler is a hammer throwing athlete. Špiler represented Slovenia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she finished 29th in the qualification, with best the achievement of 67.21 m. ...more

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Age: 23

Birthplace: Brežice, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Brent LaRue


Brent LaRue is an American-born Slovenian athlete from Kernersville, North Carolina. An alumnus of Wake Forest University, he represented Slovenia in the men's 400 meters hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more

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Age: 28

Birthplace: Kernersville, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Marija Šestak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Slovenia
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Marija Šestak 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. ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Kragujevac, Serbia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Marina Tomic


Marina Tomić is a Slovenian athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. Tomić represented Slovenia at the 2012 Summer Olympics where she finished in joint 21st place in the 100 m hurdles. ...more

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Celje, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Martina Ratej


Martina Ratej is a javelin thrower from Slovenia. Her personal best is 65.96 metres, achieved on March 2010 in Arles. ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Celje, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Matija Kranjc


Matija Kranjc is a male javelin thrower from Slovenia. His personal best is 80.46 metres, achieved in August 2014 in Zurich during European Championships qualifications. ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Primož Kosmus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Slovenia
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Primož Kozmus is a Slovenian hammer thrower. His gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2009 World Championships in Berlin made him the first ever Slovenian athlete to win both titles. His personal best throw and the Slovenian record is 82.58 metres, achieved in September 2009 in ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Novo Mesto, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Rožle Prezelj


Rožle Prezelj is a Slovenian high jumper. ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Maribor, Slovenia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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