Violeta Szekely

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Violeta Szekely, née Beclea (born 26 March 1965, in Dolheştii Mari, Suceava County)[1] is a Romanian former middle distance runner who competed mainly in the 1500 metres. She competed in two Olympic Games, in 1992 and 2000.

Szekely retired after the 2002 season.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 Metres - 1:58.57 (1998)
  • 1000 Metres - 2:36.74 (1989)
  • 1500 Metres - 3:58.29 (2000)
  • One Mile - 4:21.69 (1993)
  • 2000 Metres - 5:48.8 (1998)
  • 3000 Metres - 8:47.3 (1998)

Major achievements[edit]

  • 800 metres
Year Tournament Venue Result
1991 World Indoor Championships Sevilla, Spain 2nd
  • 1500 metres
Year Tournament Venue Result
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd
IAAF Grand Prix Final München, Germany 1st
2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 2nd
IAAF Grand Prix Final Doha, UAE 1st
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 2nd

Other achievements:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Violeta Beclea-Szekely Bio, Stats and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 

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