Brigita Langerholc

Brigita Langerholc (born July 23, 1976 in Kranj, Slovenia) is a Slovenian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres.

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She finished fourth at the 2000 Olympics in a then personal best time of 1:58.51 minutes. In 2001, she won the silver medal at the Mediterranean Games and a gold medal at the Universiade. She then finished fifth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg and sixth at the 2007 European Indoor Championships.

She has competed at the World Championships in 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005 without ever reaching the final.

In Osaka 2007 World championship she finished fifth in final with 1:58:52. In semifinal she ran PB 1:58.41.

Running for Gimnazia Ljubljana, she set the Slovenian national high school record in the 400 metres. She followed that with a 5th place showing at the 1995 European Athletics Junior Championships. She attended college at the University of Southern California, where she was an 8 time All American in the 800 and 4x400 relay. She won the 800 meters at the 2001 NCAA Championships to help the USC Trojans win their first women's NCAA Championship ever.[1] Her time from the 2000 Olympics is the USC school record and Pac-12 record.[2]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Slovenia
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 7th 400 m 54.93
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 5th 400 m 54.40
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 400 m DQ
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 5th 400 m 53.80
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2nd 800 m 1:59.87
World Championships Seville, Spain 15th (sf) 800 m 2:04.51
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 4th 800 m 1:58.51
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 11th (h) 800 m 2:01.05
Universiade Beijing, China 1st 800 m 2:00.96
Mediterranean Games Tunis, Tunisia 2nd 800 m 2:04.91
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 10th (sf) 800 m 2:02.43
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th (sf) 800 m 2:04.75
World Championships Paris, France 16th (sf) 800 m 2:01.58
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 11th (h) 800 m 2:04.54
Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 4th 800 m 2:03.23
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 24th (h) 800 m 2:03.06
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 800 m 1:59.30
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th 800 m 2:01.24
World Championships Osaka, Japan 5th 800 m 1:58.52
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 18th (sf) 800 m 2:00.00

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