Andreas Vojta

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Andreas Vojta
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Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 29)
Vienna, Austria
Sport Track
Event(s) 800 metres, 1500 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 800 metres: 1:46.59[1]
1500 metres: 3:36.11[1]
Mile: 3:53.95[1]

Andreas Vojta (born 9 June 1989 in Vienna) is an Austrian middle-distance runner. He competed in the 1500 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Running career[edit]

Andreas Vojta began his running career at LCC Vienna. He was initially trained by Renata Sitek and then rose to the training group of athletic conductor Wilhelm Lilge. After finishing a strong 11th overall in the men's 1500 metres at the 2010 European Athletics Championships, he was named Austrian athlete of the year and was awarded the "Golden Emil".[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Austria
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 11th 1500 m 3:45.68
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 21st (h) 1500 m 3:49.24
European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 4th 1500 m 3:50.75
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 22nd (h) 1500 m 3:41.34
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 1500 m 3:53.23
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 36th (h) 1500 m 3:43.52
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (h) 1500 m 3:45.54
Universiade Kazan, Russia 3rd 800 m 1:47.31
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 12th (h) 1500 m 3:42.10
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1500 m DQ
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 24th (h) 3000 m 8:20.56
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 28th (h) 800 m 1:54.18
10th 1500 m 3:54.58
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 32nd (h) 1500 m 3:46.32
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 10th 3000 m 8:09.18
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 3rd 5000 m 14:02.65

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