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Martina Hrašnová

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Martina Hrašnová
Personal information
Born (1983-03-21) 21 March 1983 (age 41)
Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Country Slovakia
Now coachingJozef Hanušovský
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals8th (Beijing, 2008)
World finals3rd (Berlin, 2009)
Regional finals2nd (Helsinki, 2012)
Personal bestHammer Throw : 76.90 m
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Slovakia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Berlin Hammer throw
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Helsinki Hammer throw
Silver medal – second place 2014 Zürich Hammer throw
European Games
Gold medal – first place 2015 Baku Mixed team
World Athletics Final
Silver medal – second place 2008 Stuttgart Hammer throw
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Thessaloniki Hammer throw
Silver medal – second place 2009 Belgrade Hammer throw
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Kingston Hammer throw
European Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Grosseto Hammer throw

Martina Danišová-Hrašnová (born 21 March 1983) is a Slovak hammer thrower. Her personal best throw is 76.90 metres, achieved in May 2009 in Trnava. She was suspended from the sport from August 2003 to August 2005, because a doping out-of-competition test found nandrolon in her body. She was taking maternity in the 2010 season.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Slovakia
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 12th 46.38 m
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 5th 57.75 m
2001 European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 2nd 61.97 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 23rd (q) 61.26 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 2nd 63.91 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 26th (q) 60.28 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 13th (q) 60.36 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 26th (q) 62.39 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 5th 64.95 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 13th (q) 68.15 m
2008 Olympic Games[1] Beijing, PR China 8th 71.00 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 71.40 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 2nd 72.85 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 74.79 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 3rd 70.45 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 73.34 m
2014 European Championships Zurich, Switzerland 2nd 73.05 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 16th (q) 68.80 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 7th 70.62 m
Olympic Games[1] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19th (q) 67.63 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) 66.37 m
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 9th 71.28 m
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 25th (q) 66.63 m
2023 World Championships Budapest, Hungary 34th (q) 66.28 m
2024 European Championships Rome, Italy 29th (q) 61.46 m


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Martina Hrašnová-Danišová". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016.

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