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Encyclopedia > Mirela Manjani
Olympic Medal Record
Women's Athletics
Silver 2000 Sydney Javelin
Bronze 2004 Athens Javelin

Mirela Manjani (born December 21, 1976 in Durrës, Albania) is a Greek citizen, though Albanian ethnic, javelin thrower. She won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics with a personal best of 67.51m, and a bronze medal in 2004. She is also a European champion and double world champion. Athletics has been contested at every Summer Olympics since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Athletics Medal Winners at the Sydney 2000 Olympics: Categories: | | ... The 2004 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, over a period of 17 days from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, except for the Marathons (which were run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the Road Walk, and the Shot Put, which was held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... Durrës (Italian: Durazzo; see also different names) is the most ancient and one of the most economically important important cities of Albania. ... A high school athlete throwing the javelin. ... Athletics Medal Winners at the Sydney 2000 Olympics: Categories: | | ... The javelin throw at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Athens Olympic Stadium August 25 and August 27. ...


Born in Albania, she married Greek weightlifter George Tzelili (also Albanian born, Jorgo Xhelili) in 1997 and thereby became a Greek citizen. She was known as Mirela Manjani-Tzelili until divorcing her husband in 2002.


Achievements

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain 1st
2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 2nd 67.51 PB
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 2nd
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 1st
2003 World Championships Paris, France 1st
2004 Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 3rd

The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29. ... This article is about the city in Spain. ... Athletics Medal Winners at the Sydney 2000 Olympics: Categories: | | ... This is about the city of Sydney in Australia. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... The 18th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Munich a city in Germany. ... Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris, France. ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, with the skyscrapers of La Défense business district 5 km/ 3 mi behind. ... Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, except for the Marathons (which were run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the Road Walk, and the Shot Put, which was held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína (IPA: )) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world, named after goddess Athena. ...

External reference

  • IAAF profile for Mirela Manjani

http://wwnet.fi/users/veijone/manjani.htm The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics (known in the US as track and field). It was founded in 1912 at its first Congress in Stockholm, Sweden by representatives from 17 national athletics federations as the International Amateur Athletics Federation. ...


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Mirela Manjani, kampione bote ne hedhjen e shtizes :: Shpirti i Shqiptarit :: Shqiptare te bashkuar per nje Shqiperi te ... (2243 words)
Po ja sensacioni: Mirela Manjani, atlete e Durrësit, krijuar prej atletikës shqiptare, fiton për herë të dytë titullin e Kampiones së Botës në hedhjen e shtizës.
Sepse, nëse e keni harruar, megjithëse kam shkruar disa herë, shqiptarja Mirela Manjani e Greqisë, sot e kësaj dite vazhdon të jetë rekordmene kombëtare e Shqipërisë në hedhjen e shtizës.
Sepse Mirela Manjani jo vetëm që është shqiptare, por është një atlete shqiptare, ka lindur si atlete shqiptare, është formuar deri në gjysmë të rrugës si një atlete shqiptare, ka fituar jo pak suksese si atlete shqiptare, është njohur në botën ndërkombëtare si atlete shqiptare.
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