Robert Renner (athlete)

Robert Renner (born 8 March 1994 in Celje) is a Slovenian athlete specialising in the pole vault.[1]

Robert Renner
Personal information
Born (1994-03-08) March 8, 1994 (age 26)
Celje, Slovenia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Country Slovenia
Event(s)Pole vault
Updated on 9 July 2016.


He won the gold medal at the 2015 European U23 Championships.

His personal bests in the event are 5.65 metres outdoors (Pitesti 2015) and 5.62 metres indoors (Villeurbanne 2013). Both are current national records.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Slovenia
2011 World Youth Championships Lille, France 1st 5.25 m
European Youth Olympic Festival Trabzon, Turkey 1st 5.31 m
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 5th 5.40 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (q) 5.50 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 15th (q) 5.25 m
European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 5.55 m
World Championships Beijing, China 13th 5.50 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 5.50 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22nd (q) 5.45 m