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Alessia Trost (born 8 March 1993) is an Italian female high jumper who won the 2009 World Youth Championship in Athletics in Brixen. She was the bronze medallist at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Alessia Trost
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Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1993-03-08) 8 March 1993 (age 26)
Pordenone, Italy
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)High jump
ClubG.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached byGianfranco Chessa
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • H. jump indoor: 2.00 m (2013)
  • H. jump outdoor: 1.98 m (2013)

BiographyEdit

Trost also won the Italian Youth Championship in 2008.[1] At the first Youth Olympics 2010 she won a silver medal clearing 1.86 metres, to finish second behind Russia′s Mariya Kuchina.

On 20 January 2013 she set her personal best, third Italian best measure of all-time (after two female Italian champions, Antonietta Di Martino 2.04 m and Sara Simeoni 2.01 m), with 1.98 m in Udine, Italy.[2] Nine days later she became the third Italian woman to jump 2.00m,[3] and 2013 World Leader.[4] On 26 February 2012 she won the title of the European Athletic Association, European Athletes of the Month for January.[5]

In August, at her first appearance at the World Championships in 2013, Trost jumped 1.93 m in the high jump final without making errors, but then failed to jump 1.97 m and finished 7th.

AchievementsEdit

National titlesEdit

She won seven senior individual Italian Athletics Championships.[7]

  • 3 wins in the high jump (2013, 2014, 2016)
  • 4 wins in the high jump indoor (2013, 2014, 2016, 2018)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ From Iaaf website
  2. ^ "Trost boom 1,98 ad Udine" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Trost 2 metri nella storia" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  4. ^ "TROST CRACKS TWO METRES IN TRINEC AS BARSHIM IMPROVES WORLD LEAD". iaaf.org. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Lavillenie and Trost voted European Athletes of the Month for January". european-athletics.orgeuropean-athletics.org. Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
  6. ^ "2013 European Team Championships2013 European Team Championships - Results". EAA. Archived from the original on 26 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  7. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2013.

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