Violeta SZEKELY

Violeta Szekely - Romania - Second at Olymipic Games & World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 30 September 2000

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 26 March 1965
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Dolhestii Mari, Romania.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Romania
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Violeta SZEKELY - Romania - Second at Olymipic Games & World Championships.

Violeta SZEKELY pictured at the Sydney Olympic Games where

she won the silver medal in the women's 1500 metres.

 

Womens 1500m. Final.

Olympic Games 2000.

 
1. Nouria Merah   ALG   4.05.10
2. Violeta SZEKELY   ROM   4: 05.15
3. Gabriela Szabo   ROM   4: 05.27
4. Kutre Dulecha   ETH   4: 05.33
5. Lidia Chojecka   POL   4: 06.42
6. Anna Jakubczak   POL   4: 06.49
7. Kelly Holmes   GBR   4: 08.02
8. Marla Runyan   USA   4: 08.30

 

 

 

Violeta Szekely in action on 4th. August 2001 at the World Championships in Edmonton.

Photo George Herringshaw.  ©

 


Women's 1500m. Final.

World Athletics Championships 2001.


 
1. Gabriela SZABO   ROM   4.00.57
2. Violeta SZEKELY   ROM   4.01.70
3. Natalya GORELOVA   RUS   4.02.40
4. Carla SACRAMENTO   POR   4.03.96
5. Lidia CHOJECKA   POL   4.06.70
6. Natalia RODRIGUEZ   SPA   4.07.10
7. Alesya TUROVA   BEL   4.07.25
8. Sureyya AYHAN   TUR   4.08.17

 
Szekely retired after the 2002 season.

Personal bests.

800 Metres - 1:58.57 (1998)
1000 Metres - 2:36.74 (1989)
1500 Metres - 3:58.29 (2000)
One Mile        - 4:21.69 (1993)
2000 Metres - 5:48.8 (1998)
3000 Metres - 8:47.3 (1998) 

 

Violeta Szekely tested positive for steroids in February 1995 and was banned for four years.

 

Other achievements:

Tenth place on the 1500 m at the 1991 IAAF World Championships
Fourth place on 800 m at the 1989 World Indoor Championships
Fifth place on 3000 m at the 1999 World Indoor Championships
Fourth place on 1500 m at the 1999 World Championships