Ella Kovacs

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Ella Kovacs (Hungarian name form Kovács Ella; born December 11, 1964 in Luduş) is a retired Romanian middle distance runner of Hungarian descent.[1] In 1985 she won the European Indoor Championships, and ran 800 metres in 1:55.68 in June. She would achieve prominence on the world scene in 1991, when she won bronze medals in the World Championships indoor and outdoor. She finished 6th at the 1992 Olympics.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 1st 800 m 2:00.51
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th 800 m 1:58.33
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 800 m 2:01.79
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd 800 m 1:57.58
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 1st 800 m 1:59.98
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th 800 m 1:57.95
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 800 m 1:57.92
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 800 m 2:00.49

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 metres - 1:55.68 (1985)
  • 1000 metres - 2:32.40 (1993)

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