Victoria Mitchell

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Victoria Mitchell
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Mitchell in the 2016 Burnie Ten
Personal information
Born (1982-04-25) April 25, 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country  Australia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 3000m steeplechase

Victoria Mitchell (born 25 April 1982) is a Mansfield, Victoria Australian long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.

Victoria took part in the World Student Cross Country Championships in 2002 and finished in eleventh place.

Victoria won two Horizon League Cross Country Championships in 2004 and 2005 as a Butler University student-athlete.

Victoria finished fourth at the 2005 NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship[1] as a Butler University[2] senior in a time of 19:50.4.

Mitchell won the 2005 NCAA Division I steeplechase national championship, while competing at Butler.[3]

Her first international medal was a silver at the 2005 Summer Universiade. She was the 2007 winner of the Great Ireland Run.[4] She represented Australia at the Olympics at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event
2005 Universiade Izmir, Turkey 2nd 3000 m st.
2006 World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 33rd Short race
34th Long race
Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 4th 3000 m st.
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th 3000 m st.
World Cup Athens, Greece 4th 3000 m st.
2007 World Cross Country Championships Mombasa, Kenya 37th Senior race
World Championships in Athletics Osaka, Japan 14th (heats) 3000 m st.
2008 World Cross Country Championships Edinburgh, Scotland 54th Senior race
Summer Olympics Beijing, China 13th (heats) 3000 m st.
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 26th (h) 3000 m st.

Personal bests[edit]

International competition[edit]

2002 World Student Cross Ctry Cross Country (6 km) 11/57 11th 20:50
2005 Universiade 3,000 metres Steeplechase 2/15 2nd 9:47.54
2006 Commonwealth Games 3,000 metres Steeplechase 4/15 4th 9:34.24
2006 World Cup 3,000 metres Steeplechase 4/9 4th 9:36.34
2006 World Cross Ctry Cross Country (8 km) 34/99 34th 27:12
2006 Short Course XC (4 km) 33/92 33rd 13:36
2007 World Championships 3,000 metres Steeplechase 35/54 Ht3 14th 10:06.61
2007 World Cross Ctry Cross Country 37/94 37th 29:48
2008 Olympic Games 3,000 metres Steeplechase 32/51 Ht1 13th 9:47.88
2008 World Cross Ctry Cross Country (7.905 km) 54/99 54th 27:57
2014 Commonwealth Games 3,000 metres Steeplechase 9/11 Final 9th 9:49.05
2015 World Championships 3,000 metres Steeplechase
2015 World Cross Ctry Cross Country (8 km) 40/83 40th 29:11

2016 Rio Olympics 3,000m steeplechase

National competition[edit]

2000 Aust. Junior Cross Ctry Junior XC (6 km) 2 23:05.0
2000-01 Aust. Junior T & F 2,000 metres Steeplechase 1 6:50.90
2001 Aust. Junior Cross Ctry Junior XC (6 km) 3 22:20.0
2001-02 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 2 10:36.98
2002-03 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 1 10:20.60
2003 Aust. U23 Cross Country Cross Country (8 km) 4 (3rd Aust.) 29:48
2005-06 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 4 (3rd Aust.) 9:44.06
2007-08 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 3 10:03.35
2010-11 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 1 10:10.66
2011-12 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 2 10:08.91
2013-14 Aust. T & F 3,000 metres Steeplechase 1 9:42.01
2014-15 Aust. T & F 5,000 metres 4 (2nd Aust.) 15:45.72

References[edit]