Daniela Cârlan

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Daniela Cârlan
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Cârlan in October 2011
Personal information
Nationality Romania
Born (1980-09-18) September 18, 1980 (age 37)
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 45 kg (99 lb)
Sport Long-distance runner
Achievements and titles
World finals 2003 World Championships
Olympic finals 2004 Olympic Games

Elena Daniela Cârlan (born 18 September 1980, in Sibiu) is a female long-distance runner and former race walker from Romania.

Race walker[edit]

As a race walker her biggest successes were a fifth place in 5000 m walk at the 1998 World Junior Championships and a sixteenth place in 20 km at the 2004 World Race Walking Cup. She also competed at the 2003 World Championships and the 2004 Olympic Games.

Long-distance running[edit]

In 2006 Cârlan took up running. In October 2007 she ran the half marathon in 1:12:14 hours, finishing 28th at the 2007 IAAF World Road Running Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 5th 5000m walk 22:04.60
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 13th 20 km 1:31:30
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 20 km DSQ
European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th 20 km 1:34:41
2003 World Championships Paris, France 23rd 20 km 1:36:02