Sorin Matei

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This article is about Sorin Matei, the athlete. For the professor and author, see Sorin Adam Matei.

Sorin Matei (born 6 July 1963 in Bucharest) is a retired Romanian high jumper. His personal best jump is 2.40 metres, achieved in June 1990 in Bratislava. Only three high jumpers (Javier Sotomayor, Patrik Sjöberg and Igor Paklin) have achieved better results during the outdoor season.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 13th
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th
1987 World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 5th
World Championships Rome, Italy 6th
Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 3rd
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 20th
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 5th
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 6th
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 2nd
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 13th
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 9th

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cuba Javier Sotomayor
Men's High Jump Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Cuba Javier Sotomayor
United States Charles Austin