12 March 1971 |
Belgrade, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
|Height||1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||77.0 kg (169.8 lb; 12.13 st)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Achievements and titles|
Outdoor: 2.38 m
He is a World junior record holder with 2.37 when he won World Junior Championships 1990, three weeks before his win at European Championships. In the same year Topić received the Golden Badge award for best athlete of Yugoslavia. Topic has set five national records, and claimed four national titles for Yugoslavia in the men's high jump event. He was a member of AK Crvena zvezda where he spent almost entire carrier.
Topić still competes as of 2012, and has one of the longest careers in high-level high jump, since he holds not only World junior record with 2.37, but also World masters record for the ages over 35 (2.31, set in 2009), and over 40 years of age (2.28, set in 2012).
|High jump (outdoor)||2.38 m||August 1, 1993||Belgrade|
|High jump (indoor)||2.35 m||March 10, 1996||Stockholm|
- (q) Indicates overall position in the qualifying round.
- At the 2012 Olympic Games, Topic had three failures at the opening height of 2.16 m in the qualifying round.
2 of February 2001 after a meeting in Wuppertal, Germany, he was tested and his urine sample showed the presence of norandrosterone in concentrations slightly higher than allowed. He was tested positive to norandrosterone and suspended for two years.
- Serbian records in athletics
- List of junior world records in athletics
- List of world records in masters athletics
- List of doping cases in athletics
- Olympic results
- Most appearances Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine.; p25
- Druga strana medalje - Both sides clean By Marija Midžović p.157
|The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia