Edi Ponoš

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Edi Ponoš (born 10 April 1976) is a male javelin thrower from Croatia. His personal best throw was 77.95 metres, achieved in June 2004 in Ljubljana.[1]

He won the bronze medal at the 2001 Mediterranean Games.[2] He also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games, but without reaching the final.[1] He became Croatian javelin throw champion in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006.[3]

In June 2009 Ponoš was severely injured in a motorcycle accident and spent 10 days in a coma. By September 2009, Ponoš was already back to light training, having made a successful recovery.[4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Croatia
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 5th 68.44 m
2001 Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 3rd 76.12 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 33rd (q) 71.43 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 6th 67.91 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Edi Ponoš profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "Mediterranean Games". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Croatian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Ponoš se oporavio nakon tri mjeseca: Ja sam fenomen". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 24 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-04.