Luka Janežič

Luka Janežič (born 14 November 1995) is a Slovenian sprinter.[4] He competed in the 400 metres event at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing without advancing from the first round. In the 2016 Olympic Games, Janežič advanced to the 400 m semifinals and exceeded his own national record in the event.

Luka Janežič
Luka Janežič 2018.jpg
Personal information
Full nameLuka Janežič in 2018
Born (1995-11-14) 14 November 1995 (age 24)
Vodice, Slovenia[1]
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[2]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m
ClubAK Medvode
AD Kladivar Celje[3]
Coached byRok Predanič

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Slovenia
2011 World Youth Championships Lille, France 44th (h) 200 m 22.49
2013 European Junior Championships Rieti, Italy 10th (sf) 200 m 21.27
9th (sf) 400 m 47.31
2014 World Junior Championships Eugene, United Kingdom 21st (sf) 200 m 21.41
12th (sf) 400 m 47.06
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 3rd (h) 400 m 46.981
European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 3rd 400 m 45.73
World Championships Beijing, China 28th (h) 400 m 45.28
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 9th (h) 400 m 46.792
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th 400 m 45.65
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th (sf) 400 m 45.07
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia DSQ 400 m
European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 400 m 45.33
World Championships London, United Kingdom 36th (h) 400 m 46.06
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th (sf) 400 m 46.37
European Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 400 m 45.43
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 400 m 46.15
World Championships Doha, Qatar 33rd (h) 400 m 46.84

1Did not start in the semifinals

2Disqualified in the semifinals

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ekipa24.si - Luka Janežič: Jo imam pač rad". Ekipa24.si. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  2. ^ "European Athletics". european-athletics. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  3. ^ Žan Skok s.p. "LUKA JANEŽIČ". Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Luka Janežič". IAAF. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.

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