Ján VOLKO

Passport photo of 140111-volko-jan Slovakia

Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born02 November 1996Age
GenderMale
Height179 cm Weight75 kg
Club / TeamAC Stavbár Nitra

Biography

Slovak record holder at 100m & 200m. 2017 European indoor 60m silver.

200 pb: 20.33 -17 (20.35 -18). sf EJC 100 2015; ht WIC 60 2016; sf ECH 100/200 2016; 2 EIC 60 2017 (2015-ht); 1 under-23 ECH 200 2017 (2 100); 6 WIC 60 2018; sf WCH 200 2017 (qf 100). 1 Slovak 100/200 2016/2018 & 100 2017. 1 Slovak indoor 200 2015/2016 & 60 2017. Coach-Nadia Bendová.

He played football from the age of six to 14, but felt he didn’t have the technical skills and “I was sitting on the bench more than playing”.

His father he suggested a switch to athletics and ”I had to get used to a greater training burden, since I was suddenly doing three to four workouts a week more.”.

In 2018: 1 Slovak indoor 60; 6 WIC 60; 1 Prague 100; 2 St. Pölten 100; 1 Banská Bystrica 100/200; 7 Prague Odlo il 100; 5 Ostrava Golden Spike 200; 1 Bratislava 100; 7 Madrid 100; 2 amorín 100; 2 Ostrava 100/200 (Jul 1); 6 Székesfehérvár 100; 1 Slovak 100/200; 2 Tábor 100; 1 Nové Mesto nad MetujÌ 200 .

DateDiscipline
European Indoor Silver Medallist 201760m
6th at World Indoor Championships 201860m
European U23 Champion 2017200m
European U23 Championships Silver Medallist 2017100m
World University Games Bronze Medallist 2017200m
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
50y25.4605 Sep 2018KošiceOutdoor
60m16.57i15 Feb 2018ToruńOutdoor
100m210.1329 Jun 2018ŠamorínOutdoor
150m115.3327 Jul 2017ChebOutdoor
200m120.2408 Jul 2018TrnavaOutdoor
300m133.93i06 Jan 2018OstravaOutdoor
400m149.0609 Sep 2017Dubnica nad VáhomOutdoor
60m16.5715 Feb 2018ToruńIndoor
200m121.1128 Jan 2017WienIndoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
50y25.4605 Sep 2018KošiceOutdoor
60m16.57i15 Feb 2018ToruńOutdoor
100m210.1329 Jun 2018ŠamorínOutdoor
200m120.2408 Jul 2018TrnavaOutdoor
300m133.93i06 Jan 2018OstravaOutdoor
300m133.9306 Jan 2018OstravaIndoor