| Andrea Mayr|
| October 15, 1979 (age 36) (1979-10-15) |
Sabine Reiner, Anita Baierl, Beate Schrott, Jonathan Wyatt, Christian Pflugl
Andrea Mayr (born October 15, 1979 in Wels, Upper Austria) is a female long-distance runner from Austria. She also competes in mountain running and cycling. She set her personal best (2:30:43) in the women's marathon on April 19, 2009, winning the Vienna City Marathon. She holds the Austrian records over the half marathon and marathon distances.
She represented Austria in the 3000 metres steeplechase at both the 2005 and 2007 World Championships in Athletics, although she did not make it past the heats. She won the event in the Second League section of the 2008 European Cup and managed a silver for Austria in the Second League of the 2010 European Team Championships.
Mayr set a course record at the 2008 Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race in Nigeria. She won the World Mountain Running Championships in 2010, beating runner-up Valentina Belotti by over half a minute in the 8.5 km race. She also won the WMRA Grand Prix series that year: she had already secured the title before the final by merit of having an unassailable lead in the points table, yet she went on to win the Smarna Gora race finale and further cement her position as the world's top female mountain runner. She is the record holder of the Empire State Building Run-Up (11:23, 2006). She has six World Mountain Running titles.
Mayr competed in the 2012 London Olympics for Austria. She finished 54th in the women's marathon.
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