Alessia Trost

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Alessia Trost
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1993-03-08) 8 March 1993 (age 24)
Pordenone, Italy
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached by Gianfranco Chessa
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • H. jump indoor: 2.00 m (2013)
  • H. jump outdoor: 1.98 m (2013)

Alessia Trost (born 8 March 1993 in Pordenone) is an Italian female high jumper who won the 2009 World Youth Championship in Athletics in Brixen.


Trost also won the Italian Youth Championship in 2008.[1] At the first Youth Olympics 2010 she won a silver medal clearing 1.86 metres, to finish second behind Russia′s Mariya Kuchina.

On 20 January 2013 she set her personal best, third Italian best measure of all-time (after two female Italian champions, Antonietta Di Martino 2.04 m and Sara Simeoni 2.01 m), with 1.98 m in Udine, Italy.[2] Nine days later she became the third Italian woman to jump 2.00m,[3] and 2013 World Leader.[4] On 26 February 2012 she won the title of the European Athletic Association, European Athletes of the Month for January.[5]

In August, at her first appearance at the World Championships, Trost jumped 1.93 m in the high jump final without making errors, but then failed to jump 1.97 m and finished 7th.


Year Competition Venue Position Measure Notes
Representing  Italy
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 1st 1.87 m Sport records icon PB.svg
European Youth Olympic Festival Trabzon, Turkey 1st 1.85 m
2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2nd 1.86 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 4th 1.85 m
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st 1.91 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 1.92 m
European Team Championships Gateshead, United Kingdom 2nd 1.92 m [6]
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 1st 1.98 m Sport records icon CR.svg
World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 1.93 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 2nd 1.97 m
European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 1.90 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 5th 1.93 m

National championships[edit]

She won two senior individual national championship.[7]

  • 1 win in the high jump (2013)
  • 1 win in the high jump indoor (2013)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ From Iaaf website
  2. ^ "Trost boom 1,98 ad Udine" (in Italian). Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Trost 2 metri nella storia" (in Italian). Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lavillenie and Trost voted European Athletes of the Month for January". Retrieved February 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ "2013 European Team Championships2013 European Team Championships - Results". EAA. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  7. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 17 February 2013. 

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