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BERESOVA Katarina
Slovakia
SVK
KatarinaBeresova
Date of Birth10/10/1987 - TREBISOV (SVK)
Age27
Height161 cm/5'3"
Weight48kg/105lbs
GenderW
Medals
  • 1
  • 0
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DateEventsResults
5000m16:52.06 (4)

Profile

Nickname-
School, university-
Started competing2004
Language(s) spokenSlovak, English
Club nameTJ Obal-Servis Kosice
CoachGabriel Valiska
Hobbies

Mountain hiking, cycling, swimming, books, relaxing with friends

Major sporting achievements

2014 ECh (Zurich) 10km – 19th
2013 Universiade (Kazan) – 12th
2012 OG (London) marathon – 98th

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2006 WJCh (Bursa) mountain running - 1st

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

During a light training run one morning before the World Junior Championships in mountain running in Bursa, she encountered a big mother bear with a young cub. Despite the scary experience she won the event next day.

At the moment she is already qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, having fulfilled the IAAF limit in marathon with a time of 2h36m20s.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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