Ninković in Zagreb (2010)
7 December 1972 |
Ub, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||5000 metres: 14:15.29
Half Marathon: 1:04:43
Sreten Ninković (Serbian Cyrillic: Сретен Нинковић; born 7 December 1972) is a Serbian former long distance runner who most often competed in the marathon. He was coached by Lazar Ćirović, Slavoljub "Slavko" Kuzmanović, and Zvonko Lozančić. In the course of his athletic career, Ninković represented FR Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Serbia.
In the 1990s, Ninković developed his aerobic ability on the track, often running the 5000 metres for AK Crvena Zvezda. He then began specializing in the marathon. Ninković recorded his first major victory when he won the 2000 Podgorica Marathon. He ran his fastest marathon at the Austin Marathon with a time of 2:12:39.60 hours on February 17, 2002. He represented FR Yugoslavia in the men's marathon at the 2002 European Athletics Championships, although he did not finish the race. In 2009, he won the Skopje Marathon, recording a time of 2:29:07.