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Michal Balner (born 12 September 1982 in Opava) is a Czech athlete who specialises in the pole vault.[1] He represented his country at the 2007 and 2013 World Championships without qualifying for the final. His best outing was the sixth place at the 2010 World Indoor Championships.

Michal Balner
Michal Balner Pedro's Cup Łódź 2016 02.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-09-12) September 12, 1982 (age 36)
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb)
Country Czech Republic
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Pole vault

His personal bests in the event are 5.82 metres outdoors (Baku 2015) and 5.76 metres indoors (Prague 2010).

In 2010 he received a one-month ban after testing positive for cannabis.[2]

Competition recordEdit


  1. ^ Michal Balner at IAAF
  2. ^ "IAAF News 2010, Issue 109-118". IAAF. Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2015.