Serena Burla

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Serena Burla
Personal information
Born (1982-09-27) September 27, 1982 (age 38)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon

Serena Burla (born September 27, 1982) is an American track and field athlete from St. Louis, specializing in long-distance running events.[1]

In college, Burla was a two-time Big 12 Conference runner-up for the Missouri Tigers.[2]

Burla competed in the 2009 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships where she finished 16th (upgraded from 17th place after suspension of Inga Abitova).[3][4]

Burla won the 2013 USA Half Marathon Championships (held as part of the Houston Half Marathon).[5]

At the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, Burla placed 10th in the marathon with a time of 2:31:06.

Burla ran a Marathon PR of 2:26:53 to finish 4th in the 2017 Osaka Women's Marathon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ By GINA KOLATAMARCH 18, 2011 (2011-03-18). "A Distance Runner Regains Her Stride After Radical Cancer Surgery - The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  2. ^ Lobby, Mackenzie (2014-04-18). "espnW - Serena Burla looks for strong finish at 2014 Boston Marathon after cancer caused her to lose part of hamstring". Espn.go.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  3. ^ https://www.tcmevents.org/_asset/wf82b6/Athlete-Biographies_10-mile.pdf
  4. ^ "IAAF Athlete Doping List (Updated 4/4/13)". Eightlane. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  5. ^ http://running.competitor.com/2014/04/boston-marathon/favorite-things-boston-marathoner-serena-burla_100130

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