Slađana Perunović

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Slađana Perunović
Slađana Perunović Rio2016.jpg
Perunović at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Montenegrin
Born (1984-03-26) 26 March 1984 (age 33)
Nikšić, SR Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport Track, long-distance running
Event(s) 800 metres, 1500 metres, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres, marathon
Club AK Nikšić[2]
Coached by Drago Music[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Marathon: 2:39:07 (NR)[3][4]

Slađana Perunović-Pejović (born 26 March 1984) is a Montenegrin long-distance runner and holder of several Montenegrin records. She placed 77th out of 118 in the 2012 Olympic marathon. She did not finish her 2016 Olympic marathon.

Running career[edit]

The 2009 Summer Universiade was held in Belgrade and she competed in both the women's 800 metres and the women's 1500 metres.[5] At the 2011 Summer Universiade she placed 13th out of 22 runners in the women's half marathon with a time of 1:22:16.[6] Perunović achieved the Olympic "B" standard at the Podgorica Marathon in October 2011, finishing in 2:41:02, therefore gaining a spot on the Montenegro team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[7] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she finished the marathon in 2:39:07.[3]

In 2013, Perunović competed in the 2013 Games of the Small States of Europe in Luxembourg, where she competed and won in the 10,000-meter and 5,000 meter races; she ran the 10,000-meter in 35:21.00 and the 5,000 meter in 16:53.20.


  1. ^ Slađana Perunović.
  2. ^ a b Slađana Perunović.
  3. ^ a b All-Athletics. "Profile of Sladana Perunovic". 
  4. ^ Slađana Perunović profile at IAAF
  5. ^ Atletski Savez Crne Gore – Najbolji 2009 Retrieved 2009
  6. ^ PDF – 2011 Summer Universiade Women's Half Marathon Results
  7. ^ Vijesti – Perunovic: Ispunjen san (Serbian) Translation: Perunovic: My dream is fulfilled. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

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