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Štefan Balošák (born 23 November 1972 in Martin) is a Slovak former sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres.[2] He represented his country at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics as well as the 1997 World Championships.

Štefan Balošák
Personal information
Born (1972-11-23) 23 November 1972 (age 46)
Martin, Czechoslovakia
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres
ClubDukla Banská Bystrica

His personal bests in the event are 45.32 seconds outdoors (Atlanta 1996) and 47.06 seconds indoors (Budapest 1997).[3] The first result is the standing national record.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Czechoslovakia
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 27th (h) 400 m 48.57
15th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:11.85
Representing   Slovakia
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 400 m 46.64
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 14th (sf) 400 m 45.59
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 18th (qf) 400 m 45.48
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 21st (h) 400 m 46.87
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 44th (h) 400 m 46.42
27th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:09.54

ReferencesEdit