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Marija Šestak (Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Шестак; born Martinović, Мартиновић on 17 April 1979 in Kragujevac, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian-born Slovenian triple jumper.

Marija Šestak
Marija Šestak 2007 (2).jpg
Personal information
Born (1979-04-17) 17 April 1979 (age 40)
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
CountrySlovenia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Triple jump

She is married to Slovenian 400 metres runner Matija Šestak. She was granted Slovenian citizenship on 13 July 2006.

Her personal best jump is 15.08 metres, achieved on 13 February 2008 in Athens. This is the current national record for Slovenia, beating the seven-year-old record of Anja Valant.[1] She also has 6.50 metres in the long jump.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nikitardis, Michalis (4 June 2007). "Sestak's 15.08m the biggest surprise of four world indoor season leads in "Athina 2008"". IAAF.org. Retrieved 2007-06-05.