The Balkan Championship for seniors was held on July 22 and 23 in Kraljevo.

Kraljevo is a city located on three rivers: Ibar, Zapadna Morava and Ribnica. The city coat of arms consists of seven crowns, which symbolize the coronation of seven kings. This city is the administrative, economic, sports and cultural center of Serbia proper.

The athletics stadium in Kraljevo was built in 1972, but was reconstructed in 2021, and has a capacity of 1,000 spectators.

20 national teams, more than 650 athletes, more than 100 coaches, more than 70 volunteers, technical personnel, and about 50 active athletic judges participated in the two-day Balkan Championship in athletics for senior women and men.

The first final was held in the hammer throw for senior women, the competitor from Moldova won with a shot of 67.00 meters.

In the 3000 m steeplechase, Tobias Rattinger from Austria became the champion of the Balkans with 8:54.23.

In the pole vault, the athlete from Ukraine Vladyslv Malykhin took first place with 5.50 m.

In the 110 m hurdles, Milan Trajković from Cyprus won with a time of 13.28 s, while the competition for senior women in the 100 m hurdles was won by the competitor from Cyprus, Natalia Christofi, with 12.86 s.

Martin Marković from Croatia won the discus throw with a distance of 62.32 m.

Guliyev from Turkey won the 200 m race with a time of 20.69 s, while the Serbian athlete Boško Kijanović was third with 20.87 s. Olivia Fotopoulou from Cyprus won the senior women’s race with 22.68 s.

Serbian athlete Milica Gardašević became the champion of the Balkans in the long jump with the achieved norm for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024 – 6.91 m.

Necati Er from Turkey won the triple jump with a distance of 16.58 m.

Daniela Stanciu from Romania won the senior high jump with a jump of 1.91 m.

Salih Teksöz from Turkey won the 800m with a time of 1:47.95, while Silan Ayyildiz, also from Turkey, won the 1500m with a time of 4:17.52.

Elzan Bibić won the 3000 m race with 8:11.42.

Dimitriana Bezede from Moldova is the champion of the Balkans in shot put with a distance of 17.94 m.

In the senior women’s 5000 m gold medal was won by Luiza Gega from Albania with 16:07.93.

Alexandru Mihaita Novac from Romania won the javelin throw with a distance of 80.57 m.

Fran BONIFAČIĆ from Croatia won the decathlon with 7677 points, while in the heptathlon the champion of the Balkans, Maja Bedrač from Slovenia, won 5418 points.

After the second day of competition, the country with the most medals won is Turkey (24 medals), while Serbia is in second place with 13 medals won, and Ukraine is in third place with 11 medals won.

You can find all the results at the following link.

Statistika u Nacionalnom sportu RS

Kalendar Takmičenja 2024

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