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Ludmila Formanová

Ludmila Formanová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈludmɪla ˈformanovaː]) (born 2 January 1974) is a former Czech middle-distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres. She was born in Čáslav.

Ludmila Formanová
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Personal information
Born (1974-01-02) 2 January 1974 (age 45)
Čáslav, Czechoslovakia

In 1999 she broke Maria de Lurdes Mutola's winning streak at the World Indoor Championships, and won in a championship record (CR) of 1:56.90. In August she ran in a personal best time of 1:56.56 (August 11) and won the World Championships (August 24).

She officially finished her active career on 2 May 2007.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Czechoslovakia
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 21st (h) 800m 2:22.34
Representing the   Czech Republic
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 1st 800 m 2:06.88
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 7th 4x400m relay 3:27.94
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 4x400m relay 3:27.95
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:30.27
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 5th 800 m 1:59.52
5th 4×400 m relay 3:23.73
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 1st 800 m 2:02.30
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 4×400 m relay 3:27.54
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 1st 800 m 1:56.90 CR
World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 800 m 1:56.68
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 4th 800 m 2:00.23