Lena Urbaniak

Lena Urbaniak (born 31 October 1992 in Schwäbisch Gmünd[3]) is a German athlete specialising in the shot put.[4] She won the gold medal at the 2015 Summer Universiade.

Lena Urbaniak
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Urbaniak in 2015
Personal information
Born (1992-10-31) 31 October 1992 (age 28)
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
EducationHochschule Ansbach[1]
Ansbach University of Applied Sciences[2]
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Shot put
ClubLG Filstal
Coached byPeter Salzer

Her personal bests in the event are 18.02 metres outdoors (Kassel 2016) and 18.32 metres indoors (Karlsruhe 2016).

In her youth she also competed in gymnastics, handball and karate.[3]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Germany
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 1st Shot put 15.28 m
6th Discus throw 48.56 m
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 10th Shot put 15.09 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st Shot put 16.31 m
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd Shot put 16.98 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 8th Shot put 17.77 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 11th (q) Shot put 16.49 m
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 1st Shot put 18.00 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 7th Shot put 17.91 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 13th (q) Shot put 16.83 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 30th (q) Shot put 16.62 m
2017 Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 7th Shot put 16.72 m