Miro Kocuvan

Miro Kocuvan (born 15 June 1971 in Celje) is a retired Slovenian athlete who specialised in the 400 metres hurdles.[2] He represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics, as well as four consecutive World Championships starting in 1993.

Miro Kocuvan
Personal information
Born (1971-06-15) 15 June 1971 (age 48)
Celje, Yugoslavia
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)400 metres hurdles

Kocuvan's personal best in the event is 49.43 seconds set in Bari in 1997 when winning the bronze medal at the 1997 Mediterranean Games. His father, Miro Kocuvan Sr., was a sprinter.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Yugoslavia
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 8th 400 m hurdles 52.80
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:13.79
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 6th 400 m hurdles 50.82
11th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.67
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 21st (h) 400 m hurdles 51.37
Representing   Slovenia
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 4th 400 m hurdles 50.13
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 20th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.71
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (h) 400 m hurdles 50.30
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.45
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 25th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.66
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 3rd 400 m hurdles 49.43
World Championships Athens, Greece 400 m hurdles DNF
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.54
10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.78
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 20th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.63
13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.70

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