Anja Valant

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Anja Valant (born 8 September 1977) is a Slovenian triple jumper and long jumper.

Her personal best jump for triple jump is 14.69 metres, achieved on 4 June 2000 in Kalamata and her personal best long jump is 6.54 metres, achieved on 18 May 1997. She made the Slovenian national record until Marija Šestak jumped 14.92 metres on 3 June 2007 in Ljubljana.[1]

She is currently ranked 68 in the world in the triple jump category and 1980 overall.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Slovenia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 14th (q) Triple jump 12.82 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 16th (q) Triple jump 13.20 m
European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 5th Triple jump 13.54 m
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 11th Triple jump 13.35 m
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 5th Triple jump 13.49 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 17th (q) Triple jump 13.36 m
Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 7th Long jump 5.93 m
5th Triple jump 13.31 m
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 11th Long jump 6.06 m
2nd Triple jump 13.98 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 38th (q) Long jump 5.77 m
30th (q) Triple jump 13.36 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 24th (q) Long jump 6.19 m
17th (q) Triple jump 13.85 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 7th Triple jump 13.92 m
European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th Triple jump 14.29 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 24th (q) Triple jump 13.06 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 12th (q) Triple jump 13.40 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th Triple jump 13.59 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th Triple jump 13.84 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 22nd (q) Triple jump 13.16 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 9th (q) Triple jump 13.64 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 19th (q) Triple jump 13.53 m
2003 Military World Games Catania, Italy 3rd Triple jump 12.65 m


  1. ^ Ramsak, Bob (2007-06-04). "Triple Jump breakthrough - 14.92 for Sestak in Ljubljana". Retrieved 2007-06-05.