Robert Sobera

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Robert Sobera
Pedros Cup 2015 Łódź, Robert Sobera 01.jpg
Robert Sobera in 2015
Personal information
Born (1991-01-19) January 19, 1991 (age 26)
Height 191 cm (6.27 ft)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Country  Poland
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Club AZS AWF Wrocław
Coached by Dariusz Łoś

Robert Sobera (born January 19, 1991 in Wrocław) is a Polish pole vaulter,[1] 2016 European Champion.


He finished sixth in the final at the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships and had the same place at the 2014 and 2016 World Indoor Championships.

He has personal bests of 5.80 metres outdoors (2014) and 5.81 metres indoors (2015).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Poland
2009 European Junior Championships Novi Sad, Serbia 11th NM
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 4th 5.30 m
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 11th 5.20 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 5.71 m
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 5.60 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia NM
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 6th 5.65 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 3rd (q) 5.50 m[2]
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 4th 5.80 m
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 3rd 5.50 m
World Championships Beijing, China 15th 5.50 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 6th 5.65 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st 5.60 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13th (q) 5.60 m


  1. ^ Robert Sobera profile at IAAF
  2. ^ No mark in the final