Cristina Casandra

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Cristina Casandra

Cristina Casandra, née Iloc (born 1 February 1977 in Zalău) is a Romanian long-distance runner who specializes mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She took up the event in 2000, having initially specialized in the 5000 metres.

She was the bronze medallist at the Balkan Cross Country Championships in March 2011.[1] She finished 5th at the 2008 Summer Olympics, but did not reach the final at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2][3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 3rd 5000 m 15:41.44
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd 5000 m 15:46.59
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 3rd 5000 m 16:03.18
European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd 5000m 15:22.64
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 3rd 5000 m 15:50.44
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 3000 m s'chase 9:39.52
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th 3000 m s'chase 9:46.06
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th 3000 m s'chase 9:42.94
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 5th 3000 m s'chase 9:40.47
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 6th 3000 m s'chase 9:29.63
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th 3000 m s'chase 9:16.85
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 11th (heats) 3000 m s'chase 9:49.88

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petrovic and Jevtic win Balkan cross country titles. European Athletics (2011-03-14). Retrieved on 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Women's 3000m Steeplechase". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "London 2012 - Women's 3000m Steeplechase". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 


Records
Preceded by
Russia Yelena Motalova
Women's 3,000m Steeplechase
World Record Holder

7 August 2000 – 5 June 2002
Succeeded by
Poland Justyna Bak
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Russia Yelena Motalova
Women's 3,000m Steeplechase
Best Year Performance

2000
Succeeded by
Poland Justyna Bak