Predrag Filipović (racewalker)

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Predrag Filipović
Personal information
Born (1978-10-05) October 5, 1978 (age 35)
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Country  Serbia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20km Race Walk

Predrag Filipović (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Филиповић; born 5 October 1978 in Leskovac, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian racewalker.

Filipović is currently competing for the club of AK Vlasotince in his native country. His current coach is Tomislav Stefanović. Other than racewalking, Filipović also holds a civil engineer diploma.

He has competed for Serbia and Montenegro at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he finished 39th overall in the Men's 20 kilometre walk with a time of 1:31:35.

Filipović represented Serbia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. He gained qualification after finishing 39th overall at the 23rd IAAF World Racewalking Cup in Cheboksary in 2008, with a time of 1:24:07 at the Men's 20 kilometre walk.

He also competed for Serbia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he came 48th in the Men's 20 kilometre walk.[1]

His twin brother is also a racewalker, Nenad Filipović (athlete).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Serbia and Montenegro (Yugoslavia)
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 34th 20 km
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany DSQ 20 km
2003 World Championships Paris, France 22nd 20 km
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 39th 20 km
Representing  Serbia
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 32nd 20 km
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 41st 20 km
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 35th 20 km
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 15th 50 km
2012 Olympic Games London, UK 48th 20 km

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