Kimani at the 2016 Olympics
21 June 1981 |
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||45 kg (99 lb)|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Event(s)||5000 m, half marathon, marathon|
|Coached by||Siniša Marčetić|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||5000 m – 34:03.23 (2008)
HM – 1:12:55 (2007)
Marathon – 2:34:57 (2011)
|Updated on 21 July 2012.|
In 2004, she married her Bosnian husband Siniša Marčetić. They met earlier that year in Salzburg, Austria, where they ran a half-marathon race. On 19 August 2005, they moved to Bosnia and Herzegovina and currently live in Banja Luka. Her husband is from Prijedor. In 2006 Lucia received Bosnian citizenship.
Lucia was part of the Bosnian Olympic team at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She withdrew from the 2012 marathon race due to a back injury, but competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. On 23 December 2008, she was voted the best Bosnian female athlete of 2008. She won the Skopje Marathon in 2010 and the Cracovia Marathon in 2012. In 2013, together with her husband she opened a running school in Prijedor.
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, PR China||42nd||Marathon||2:35:47|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||DNF||Marathon||DNF|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brasil||116th||Marathon||2:58:22|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lucia Kimani.|
- Lucia Kimani. sports-reference.com
- Lucia Kimani. nbcolympics.com
- Lucia Kimani profile at IAAF
- Lucia Kimani. London2012.com. Retrieved on 26 August 2016.
- Bosanska crna gazela. fildzanviska.ba
- S.A.N. – Dnevne novosti iz BiH | Dobrodošli na S.A.N. – vaš online kutak za dnevne novosti. San.ba. Retrieved on 26 August 2016.
- Aleksandar Ristić (23 December 2008) Krune Lusiji Kimani i Memnunu Hadžiću. nezavisne.com
- April 2012 AIMS Results. AIMS. Retrieved on 19 May 2012.
- Athletics Women's Marathon, rio2016.com. Retrieved on 14 August 2016.
|Bosnian Sportswoman of the Year