Brigita Bukovec

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Brigita Bukovec (lane 4) ant the 1996 Summer Olympics 100 m hs semi-final.

Brigita Bukovec (born May 21, 1970 in Ljubljana)[1][2] is a retired Slovenian hurdler who won a surprising Olympic silver medal in 1996. During the Olympics she set a personal best time with 12.59 seconds.

She stopped competing on top level after the 1999 season.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Yugoslavia
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.50
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 14th (h) 60 m hurdles 8.50
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 16th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.46
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 11th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.16
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 25th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.44
Representing  Slovenia
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 11th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.23
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 17th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.68
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 7th 60 m hurdles 8.28
Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 1st 100 m hurdles 13.10
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (sf) 100 m hurdles 12.98
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 4th 60 m hurdles 7.94
Goodwill Games St. Petersburg, Russia 1st 100 m hurdles 12.83 (w)
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 100 m hurdles 13.01
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd 60 m hurdles 7.93
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 100 m hurdles 13.02
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 60 m hurdles 7.90
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.59
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.93
Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.01
World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 100 m hurdles 12.69
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 7th 60 m hurdles 8.34
Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 5th 100 m hurdles 13.19
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.65
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 4th 60 m hurdles 7.92

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brigita Bukovec Bio, Stats and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "IAAF profile". IAAF. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Rajmond Debevec
Flagbearer for  Slovenia
Atlanta 1996
Succeeded by
Iztok Čop