Anuța Cătună

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Anuța Cătună (born October 1, 1968, in Lunca Ilvei, Bistrița-Năsăud) is a former female long-distance runner from Romania, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. She won the 1996 edition of the New York City Marathon.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1991 Leipzig Marathon Leipzig, Germany 1st Marathon 2:45:01
1992 World Half Marathon Championships Newcastle, United Kingdom 4th Half marathon 1:10:25
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th Marathon 2:32:51
World Half Marathon Championships Oslo, Norway 2nd Half marathon 1:09:35
1995 World Half Marathon Championships MontbéliardBelfort, France 2nd Half marathon 1:10:28
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Marathon 2:26:25
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 44th Marathon 2:42:01
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 1st Marathon 2:28:18
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 11th Marathon 2:38:38
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia Marathon DNF


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anuța Cătună". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  • marathoninfo