Daniela Costian

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Daniela Costian
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Bronze 1992 Barcelona Discus
World Championships
Silver 1993 Stuttgart Discus

Daniela Costian (born 30 June 1965) is a former Olympic discus throw bronze medallist. She was born in Brăila, Romania, but became an Australian citizen in 1990. She competed in the discus contest at the 1992 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. She won a silver medal at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics.

Her personal best throw reached a distance of 73.84 m. Set in 1988, it was a Romanian record. Her best result achieved for Australia was 68.72 metres in 1994. This is the current Oceanian record.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 3rd Discus 66.24 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 14th Discus 61.66 m

External reference[edit]


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Russia Larisa Korotkevich
Women's Discus Best Year Performance
alongside Germany Ilke Wyludda

1994
Succeeded by
Norway Mette Bergmann