Cristina Casandra

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Cristina Casandra

Cristina Casandra, née Iloc (born 1 February 1977 in Zalău) is a Romanian long-distance runner who specializes mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She took up the event in 2000, having initially specialized in the 5000 metres.

She was the bronze medallist at the Balkan Cross Country Championships in March 2011.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Romania
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 3rd 5000 m
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd 1500 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 3rd 5000 m
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 3rd 5000 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 3000 m s'chase
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th 3000 m s'chase
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th 3000 m s'chase
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 6th 3000 m s'chase
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 6th 3000 m s'chase
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th 3000 m s'chase
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 11th (heats) 3000 m s'chase

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petrovic and Jevtic win Balkan cross country titles. European Athletics (2011-03-14). Retrieved on 2011-03-20.


Records
Preceded by
Russia Yelena Motalova
Women's 3,000m Steeplechase
World Record Holder

August 7, 2000 – June 5, 2002
Succeeded by
Poland Justyna Bak
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Russia Yelena Motalova
Women's 3,000m Steeplechase
Best Year Performance

2000
Succeeded by
Poland Justyna Bak