Sonja Roman

Sonja Roman (11 March 1979 in Hodoš[1]) is a Slovenian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.[2] She is the national record holder in the event.[3]

Sonja Roman
Medal record
Representing  Slovenia
Women's Athletics
European Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Turin 1500 m

She finished seventh at the 2007 European Indoor Championships and won the bronze medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships. She also competed at the European Championships in 2002 and 2006, the World Indoor Championships in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2008, the European Indoor Championships in 2005, the World Championships in 2007 and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.[2]

She won the 1500 m title in the First Division section of the 2009 European Team Championships and also took the 3000 m silver medal. She represented Slovenia in the 1500 m at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and reached the semi-finals. She was ninth in the event at the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Final.

Roman won the Amora Cross in Lisbon in November 2010, but said the race was not preparation for the 2010 European Cross Country Championships, but rather for the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships.[4]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Slovenia
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 22nd (sf) 800 m 2:10.63
15th (h) 1500 m 4:26.14
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 7th 1500 m 4:27.56
European Cross Country Championships Oeiras, Portugal 6th Junior race (2.8 km) 9:22
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 13th (sf) 800 m 2:08.10
18th (h) 1500 m 4:27.11
European Cross Country Championships Ferrara, Italy 7th Junior race (3.6 km) 12:20
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th (h) 800 m 2:04.06
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 12th 1500 m 4:19.86
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 30th (h) 1500 m 4:19.87
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 22nd (h) 1500 m 4:18.09
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 12th (h) 800 m 2:05.24
11th 1500 m 4:16.20
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 11th (h) 1500 m 4:11.72
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 11th (h) 1500 m 4:16.44
Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 14th (h) 1500 m 4:19.67
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 9th 1500 m 4:18.71
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 17th (h) 1500 m 4:27.96
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 22nd (h) 1500 m 4:13.59
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th 1500 m 4:11.57
World Championships Osaka, Japan 10th (h) 1500 m 4:08.60
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 5th (h) 1500 m 4:08.12
Olympic Games Beijing, China 15th (h) 1500 m 4:08.52
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 2nd 1500 m 4:11.42
World Championships Berlin, Germany 10th (h) 1500 m 4:07.10
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 20th (h) 1500 m 4:16.68
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 40th (h) 1500 m 4:19.17
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (sf) 1500 m 4:08.63
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 19th (h) 1500 m 4:16.38
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 10th 1500 m 4:20.85
3000 m DNF

Personal bestsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  2. ^ a b Sonja Roman at World Athletics
  3. ^ Ramsak, Bob (10 July 2009). "IAAF: Gay powers back with 9.77 in Rome – REPORT - ÅF Golden League| News | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  4. ^ Fernandes, Antonio Manuel (2010-11-22). Overall and Roman take titles in Amora. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-11-27.