Mareks Ārents (born 6 August 1986) is a Latvian track and field athlete competing in the pole vault. He has won the Latvian national championship 12 times. The athlete's personal record is 5.70 m, set in Jablonec in 2016. It is the second best vault in the history of Latvian pole vault behind Aleksandrs Obižajevs's Latvian record (5.80 m).
|Born||5 August 1986|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Coached by||Igors Izotovs, Marita Ārente, Maigonis Pūliņš|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||5.70 m (2016)|
At the 2013 European Indoor Championships he jumped 5.50 m, ranking him in 11th place, missing the final by 10 cm. In the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, at the XIII European Athletic Festival Ārents won the pole vault with a vault of 5.50 m.
|2012||Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||22nd (q)||5.35 m|
|2013||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||11th (q)||5.50 m|
|Universiade||Kazan, Russia||8th||5.30 m|
|World Championships||Moscow, Russia||33rd (q)||5.25 m|
|2014||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||–||NM|
|2015||European Indoor Championships||Prague, Czech Republic||11th (q)||5.60 m|
|World Championships||Beijing, China||25th (q)||5.55 m|
|2016||European Championships||Amsterdam, Netherlands||6th||5.50 m|
|Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||16th (q)||5.45 m|
|2017||European Indoor Championships||Belgrade, Serbia||8th||5.60 m|
|2018||European Championships||Berlin, Germany||22nd (q)||5.36 m|
- Kārtslēcējam Ārentam olimpiskais B normatīvs – 5.60 Archived 2012-07-06 at the Wayback Machine
- "Mareks Ārents Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
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