Mirko Vindiš

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Mirko Vindiš
Personal information
NationalitySlovenian
Born (1963-11-08) November 8, 1963 (age 56)
Ptuj, Yugoslavia
Sport
SportLong-distance running
Event(s)Marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)½ marathon: 1:03:28[1]
Marathon: 2:13:39[2]

Miroslavo ("Mirko") Vindiš (born 8 November 1963 in Ptuj) is a retired long-distance runner from Slovenia, who won the 1988 edition of the Vienna Marathon. He represented Yugoslavia (1988) and Slovenia (1992) in the men's marathon at the Summer Olympics.[3] Vindiš set his personal best of 2:13:39 on 1 November 1987 at the New York Marathon. He also represented Yugoslavia and Slovenia in the marathon at the World Championships in Athletics.[4]

He also ran ultramarathons and was the bronze medallist at the IAU 100 km European Championships in 2001.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Yugoslavia
1987 Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 5th Marathon 2:27:42
World Championships Rome, Italy 14th Marathon 2:18:09
1988 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:17:25
Italian Marathon Carpi, Italy 1st Marathon 2:16:28
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 12th Marathon 2:21:05
Representing  Slovenia
1992 Ferrara Marathon Ferrara, Italy 1st Marathon 2:17:29
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 40th Marathon 2:21:03
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 19th Marathon 2:23:31
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland Marathon DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Runner profile: Mirko Vindis". Association of Road Racing Statisticians.
  2. ^ "Mirko VINDIŠ - Athlete Profile". IAAF.
  3. ^ Miroslavo ("Mirko") Vindiš. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-05-07.
  4. ^ Mirko Vindiš at IAAF
  5. ^ IAU 100 Kilometres European Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-05-07.