Maura Viceconte

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Maura Viceconte
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1967-10-03) October 3, 1967 (age 46)
Susa, Italy
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Coached by Renato Canova
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Half marathon: 1:09:19 (2001)
  • Marathon: 2:23.47 (2000)

Maura Viceconte (born 3 October 1967 in Susa, Piedmont) is a retired long-distance runner from Italy, who represented her native country twice (1996 and 2000) at the Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

She is best known for winning the bronze medal at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She won three marathons during her career: Rome (1999), Vienna (2000), and Prague (2001).

Her personal best time of 2:23:47 hours set at the Vienna City Marathon in 2000 stood as the Italian national record until April 2012, when it was beaten by Valeria Straneo.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1995 Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 1st Marathon 2:29:11
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States Marathon DNF
1997 Monaco Marathon Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st Marathon 2:28:16
1998 Italian Marathon Carpi, Italy 1st Marathon 2:31:23
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd Marathon 2:28:31
1999 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st Marathon 2:29:36
2000 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:23:47
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th Marathon 2:29:26
2001 Prague Marathon Prague, Czech Republic 1st Marathon 2:26:33

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Straneo record a Rotterdam 2h23:44" (in Italian). fidal.it. 15 April 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ van Hemert, Wim (2012-04-15). Spectacular double Ethiopian success brings home 2:04 and 2:18 victories in Rotterdam. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-22.

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