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Brigita Bukovec

Brigita Bukovec (lane 4) ant the 1996 Summer Olympics 100 m hs semi-final.

Brigita Bukovec (born May 21, 1970 in Ljubljana)[1][2] is a retired Slovenian hurdler who won a surprising Olympic silver medal in 1996. During the Olympics she set a personal best time with 12.59 seconds.

She stopped competing on top level after the 1999 season.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Yugoslavia
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.50
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 14th (h) 60 m hurdles 8.50
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 16th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.46
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 11th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.16
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 25th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.44
Representing  Slovenia
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 11th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.23
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 17th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.68
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 7th 60 m hurdles 8.28
Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 1st 100 m hurdles 13.10
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (sf) 100 m hurdles 12.98
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 4th 60 m hurdles 7.94
Goodwill Games St. Petersburg, Russia 1st 100 m hurdles 12.83 (w)
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 100 m hurdles 13.01
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd 60 m hurdles 7.93
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 100 m hurdles 13.02
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 60 m hurdles 7.90
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.59
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.93
Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.01
World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 100 m hurdles 12.69
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 7th 60 m hurdles 8.34
Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 5th 100 m hurdles 13.19
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.65
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 4th 60 m hurdles 7.92


  1. ^ "Brigita Bukovec Bio, Stats and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "IAAF profile".  

External links

  • Brigita Bukovec profile at IAAF
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Rajmond Debevec
Flagbearer for  Slovenia
Atlanta 1996
Succeeded by
Iztok Čop

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