Irena Sediva

  • Irena
  • Sediva

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    Senior
  • High School/Other
    Gymnazium, Prague 7
  • Hometown
    Pribram, Czech Republic

Updated: May 22, 2017

2017 outdoor: Won a gold medal in the javelin at the ACC Championships with a new meet record throw of 58.68 meters (192 ft., 6 in.) ... Was awarded first-team All-ACC honors for her efforts.

2016 outdoor: Recorded a season best 58.76-meter javelin throw (189 ft., 9 in.) to place second … Won the Virginia Challenge … Competed at the ACC Championships before a season-ending injury.

2015 outdoor: NCAA national champion in the javelin, surpassing the school and ACC record with a mark of 59.89 meters (196 ft., 6 in.) ... Won the NCAA East Regional with a throw of 56.59 meters (185 ft., 8 in.) ... Won the ACC Championships with a throw of 58.66 meters (192 ft., 5 in.) ... Was named the ACC Women's Field Performer of the Year ... Also was awarded the ACC Field Performer of the Week for March 31 and April 7.

2014 outdoor: Did not compete.

High school: Attended Gymnazium Nad Stolou ... Was a member of Lokomotiva Beroun from 2004 to 2009, where she garnered three Czech Republic Javelin National Youth Champion titles (2007, 2009, 2010) ... Moved to the club Dukla Praha in 2009, where she attained two more Czech Republic junior titles in the javelin (2011-12) ... Posted a sixth-place finish at the 2011 European Junior Championships in the javelin ... Placed second at the 2013 Czech Republic Naional Championships.

Personal: Born Jan. 19, 1992 … Daughter of Stepan Gillar and Irena Sediva ... Has one sister, Klara Snoblova and one brother, Josef Sedivy ... Majoring in international studies.

Sediva's Track and Field Career Bests

Outdoor

Javelin - 58.76m (192 feet, 9 inches), NCAA Championships (2015)

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