Jana Velďáková

Jana Velďáková (born 3 June 1981) is a Slovak long jumper. She was born in Rožnava and has a twin sister named Dana, who is a triple jumper.[1]

Jana Velďáková
Jana Velďáková (2013 World Championships in Athletics) 01.jpg
Velďáková at the 2013 World Championships
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Slovakia
European Games
Silver medal – second place 2015 Baku Mixed team

Her personal bests in the event are 6.72 metres outdoors (Košice 2008) and 6.56 metres indoors (Stuttgart 2007).


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Slovakia
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 12th Long jump 5.70 m (-1.1 m/s)
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th Long jump 6.02 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 18th (q) Long jump 6.00 m
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 8th Long jump 6.17 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 22nd (q) Long jump 4.30 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 11th Long jump 5.71 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 12th Long jump 6.29 m
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 13th (q) Long jump 6.44 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 12th Long jump 6.21 m
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 10th Long jump 6.30 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China – (q) Long jump NM
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 14th (q) Long jump 6.22 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 32nd (q) Long jump 6.16 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th Long jump 6.54 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 19th (q) Long jump 6.11 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th Long jump 6.31 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 27th (q) Long jump 6.18 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th (q) Long jump 6.17 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (q) Long jump 6.48 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 17th (q) Long jump 6.24 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 15th (q) Long jump 6.29 m
World Championships Beijing, China 17th (q) Long jump 6.56 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10th Long jump 6.47 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 15th (q) Long jump 6.48 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 12th (q) Long jump 6.34 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jana Velďáková". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2014-03-09.

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