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Matic Osovnikar


Osovnikar at the 2007 World Championships
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Slovenia
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Gothenburg 100 metres
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 2005 Almería 100 metres
Gold medal – first place 2005 Almería 200 metres
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Almería 4x100 m relay

Matic Osovnikar (born January 19, 1980 in Kranj) is a former Slovenian athlete specializing in the 100 metres. Osovnikar competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics where he achieved third place in his 100 metres heat, thus making through to the second round but narrowly missed out on a placing in the semi-finals after achieving fourth place in his second round heat.

He was the bronze medalist in the 100 m at the 2006 European Athletics Championships, setting a new national record (10.14 s).

He finished 7th in the 100 m final at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka with a time of 10.23 s.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Osovnikar competed at the 100 metres and placed 3rd in his heat after Samuel Francis and Marc Burns in a time of 10.46 seconds. He qualified for the second round in which he improved his time to 10.24 seconds. However, he was unable to qualify for the semi finals as he finished in 6th place of his heat. He also took part in the [[Athletics

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