Steve Moneghetti

Steve Moneghetti (actually: Stephen James Moneghetti; born September 26, 1962 in Ballarat ) is a former Australian long-distance runner, who was especially successful in the marathon.

He took 1988 to 2000 at four Olympics each in Marathon. Right at its first participation at the Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988, he scored fifth in 2:11:49 h his best finish. In Barcelona in 1992, it was only the 48th place, but seventh in Atlanta in 1996 and tenth in 2000 in Sydney, he was still able to run twice in the top ten.

In World Athletics Championships, he joined a total of five times in the marathon at (1987, 1991, 1995, 1997 and 2000 ) and always achieved a place among the top thirty, three of them in the top ten. He scored by winning the bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athens His best result. He also competed at the World Athletics Championships in Stuttgart in 1993, exceptionally, in the 10,000 - meter race, but retired in the first round of.

At Commonwealth Games, he won three medals in the marathon. He rose from host to host. 1986 in Edinburgh, he was still third, already second to 1994 in Victoria finally achieve victory in Auckland in 1990. 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, he could also still win the bronze medal in the 10,000 m.

Moneghetti was also successful in city marathons. In 1990, he won the Berlin Marathon in 2:08:16 Weltjahresbestzeit of h, at the same time his personal best. In 1994, he won the Tokyo International Women's Marathon in a time of 2:08:55 h

Below the marathon distance, he celebrated his biggest success as a silver medalist at the World Half Marathon Championships in 1993 in Brussels, where he took second place in the national rankings with his team-mates John Andrews and Pat Carroll. In addition, he scored 1990 at the Great North Run in South Shields with a 1:00:34 h Weltjahresbestleistung in half marathon and twice won the Tokyo Half Marathon (1992 and 1993). In addition, he took 1985-2004 to a total of ten IAAF World Cross Country championships. His best results were in 1989 in Stavanger, the fourth and sixth place in 1992 in Boston.

He was four times Australian Champion: 1987 in 15 - km road race in 1988 in the 10,000 meter race, as well as 1989 and 2003 in cross-country running.

Steve Moneghetti is 1,76 m tall and had a competition weight of 60 kg.