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Maja Mihalinec

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Country  Slovenia
Sport  Track and field

Event(s)  100 metres
Name  Maja Mihalinec
Maja Mihalinec Maja Mihalinec Euro Athletics Champs 2016 08 GotCeleb
Born  17 December 1989 (age 25) (1989-12-17)

Slo maja mihalinec 60m 7 26 prague 2015 eiac

Maja Mihalinec (born 17 December 1989) is a Slovenian sprinter. She competed at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics, 2016 World Indoor Championships and 2016 Olympics.


IAAF WIC Portland 2016 - Maja MIHALINEC SLO 60m W ROUND 1

Personal life

Mihalinec's mother Damijana is a volleyball coach and former player, and her younger sister Katja played volleyball internationally. Maja also started with volleyball, but her physical education teacher persuaded her to take up athletics. For some time she trained in both sports, but then chose running. Her partner Luka Zidar is a competitive high jumper.

Mihalinec studied social sciences at the University of Ljubljana and communications at the University of Nebraska Omaha. In 2015, she was named Female Athlete of the Year by the Athletic Federation of Slovenia.

Personal bests


  • 100 metres – 11.34 (+0.8 m/s, Pitesti 2015)
  • 200 metres – 23.01 (+0.2 m/s, Amsterdam 2016)
  • Indoor

  • 60 metres – 7.24 (Jablonec nad Nisou 2016)
  • 200 metres – 23.47 (Vienna 2015)
  • References

    Maja Mihalinec Wikipedia

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