Pierre Mellina

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Pierre Mellina (born 25 February 1957)[1] is a Luxembourgish politician and retired athlete.

Political office[edit]

He is currently the Mayor of Pétange, a commune in the far south-west of the country, standing for the Christian Social People's Party (CSV). He was previously a member of the communal council (1994 – 99) and an échevin (2000 – 04) in Pétange.[1]

Sporting achievements[edit]

In the early 1980s, Mellina was one of Luxembourg's foremost long-distance runners, winning the Luxembourgian national championships in the 5,000 (1981, 1982) and the 10,000 metres (1982).[2] He won the Eurocross cross country competition in Diekirch in 1981.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mellina Pierre". Commune of Pétange. Retrieved 2008-01-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ Klepper, Georges. "Luxembourgish Championships". Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 2007-08-12. 
  3. ^ Civai, Franco & Gasparovic, Juraj (2009-02-28). Eurocross 10.2 km (men) + 5.3 km (women). Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2010-03-01.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jean-Marie Halsdorf
Mayor of Pétange
2004 – Present day
Incumbent