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Susanne Wigene (born 12 February 1978 in Haugesund) is a Norwegian middle and long distance runner who specializes in the 5000 and 10,000 metres. She also competes over the 1500, 3000 and 3000 m steeplechase distances.

Susanne Wigene
Medal record
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Gothenburg 10,000 metres

She won the silver medal over 10 000 m at the 2006 European Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg, Sweden in 30:32,26 minutes, thus improving her personal best by well over 2 minutes. She also finished 7th in the 5,000m at the same event.

She has competed for the clubs Haugesund IL, IL Runar, SK Vidar and IK Tjalve.[1] In IK Tjalve she is coached by Knut Kvalheim.[2]

Personal bestsEdit

According to IAAF Biography

  • 1500 metres – 4:13.01 min (Florø, June 4, 2005)
  • 3000 metres – 8:40.23 min (Zürich, August 19, 2005)
  • 5000 metres – 14.48,53 min (Brussels, August 26, 2005)
  • 10 000 metres – 30.32,36 min (Ullevi, August 7, 2006)
  • 3000 metres Steeplechase – 9.45,21 min (Königs Wusterhausen, September 10, 2004)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norwegian championships in 5000 metres Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ NTB (28 July 2006). "Surt NM-tap for Wigene". NRK (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2006-12-21.