Marija Vuković

Marija Vuković (born 21 January 1992) is a Montenegrin athlete specializing in the high jump.

Marija Vuković
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Representing  Montenegro
Games of the Small States of Europe
Gold medal – first place 2011 Schaan High jump
Gold medal – first place 2013 Luxembourg High jump
Gold medal – first place 2015 Reykjavík High jump
Gold medal – first place 2017 San Marino High jump
Gold medal – first place 2019 Bar High jump
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Moncton High jump
European Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Novi Sad High jump

She was born to a Montenegrin family in Knin, Serb-occupied Croatia during the Croatian War of Independence. They left their hometown and emigrated to Cetinje in the 1990s.[1] By winning the 2010 World Junior Championships she became her country's first ever gold medalist in athletics at any level.[2]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Montenegro
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 26th (q) 1.65 m
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 18th (q) 1.78 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 5th 1.75 m
World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 9th 1.75 m
European Junior Championships Novi Sad, Serbia 2nd 1.89 m
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 1st 1.91 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 21st (q) 1.87 m
2011 Games of the Small States of Europe Schaan, Liechtenstein 1st 1.86 m
European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 8th 1.81 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 28th (q) 1.80 m
2013 Games of the Small States of Europe Luxembourg, Luxembourg 1st 1.77 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 20th (q) 1.77 m
Games of the Small States of Europe Reykjavík, Iceland 1st 1.80 m
European Games[a] Baku, Azerbaijan 1st 1.86 m
Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 4th 1.80 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 18th (q) 1.85 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 17th (q) 1.86 m
Games of the Small States of Europe Serravalle, San Marino 1st 1.91 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 21st (q) 1.85 m
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 4th 1.88 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) 1.81 m
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 13th (q) 1.89 m
Games of the Small States of Europe Bar, Montenegro 1st 1.86 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 18th (q) 1.85 m
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 7th 1.92 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The third league of the 2015 European Team Championships
  1. ^ "RAZOTKRIVANJE - Marija VUKOVIĆ: Džulija Roberts u "Usponima i padovima"". portalanalitika.me (in Bosnian). Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  2. ^ "Vukovic makes history as she takes Montenegro's first gold medal | NEWS | World Athletics".

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