Maura Viceconte

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Maura Viceconte
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1967-10-03) October 3, 1967 (age 49)
Susa, Italy
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Coached by Renato Canova
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Half marathon: 1:09:19 (2001)
  • Marathon: 2:23.47 (2000)

Maura Viceconte (born 3 October 1967 in Susa, Piedmont) is a retired long-distance runner from Italy, who represented her native country twice (1996 and 2000) at the Summer Olympics.


She is best known for winning the bronze medal at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She won three marathons during her career: Rome (1999), Vienna (2000), and Prague (2001).

Her personal best time of 2:23:47 hours set at the Vienna City Marathon in 2000 stood as the Italian national record until April 2012, when it was beaten by Valeria Straneo.[1][2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1995 Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 1st Marathon 2:29:11
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States Marathon DNF
1997 Monaco Marathon Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st Marathon 2:28:16
1998 Italian Marathon Carpi, Italy 1st Marathon 2:31:23
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd Marathon 2:28:31
1999 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st Marathon 2:29:36
2000 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:23:47
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th Marathon 2:29:26
2001 Prague Marathon Prague, Czech Republic 1st Marathon 2:26:33

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Straneo record a Rotterdam 2h23:44" (in Italian). 15 April 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ van Hemert, Wim (2012-04-15). Spectacular double Ethiopian success brings home 2:04 and 2:18 victories in Rotterdam. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-22.

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