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Rosaria Console

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ROSARIA CONSOLE
ITALY

BIRTHDATE:
17 December 1979

PERSONAL BEST:
2:26:45 (Berlin, 2009)

WORLD MARATHON MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS:

20Sep09 real,- Berlin Marathon 4th 2:26:45
14Aug05 World Championships, Helsinki 19th 2:32:47
22Aug04 Olympic Games, Athens 16th 2:35:56
31Aug03 World Championships, Paris DNF
12Aug01 World Championships, Edmonton 5th 2:35:23

ADDITIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

12Oct08 Maratona D'Italia Memorial Enzo Ferrari, Carpi 1st 2:30:44
29Apr08 Conergy Marathon Hamburg 20th 2:47:44
15Oct06 Maratona D'Italia Memorial Enzo Ferrari, Carpi 2nd 2:28:49
10Apr05 Paris Marathon 4th 2:28:04
16May04 Vienna Marathon 1st 2:29:22
28Mar04 Rome Marathon 3rd 2:33:15
30Nov03 Milano Marathon 2nd 2:30:56
06Apr03 Paris Marathon 2nd 2:27:48
10Aug02 European Championships 5th 2:35:23
21Apr02 Torino Marathon 3rd 2:31:16
29Apr01 Padova Marathon 1st 2:30:54

CAREER NOTES:

Rosaria Alba Console had an auspicious start to her marathon career, winning her first race in Padova and coming close to breaking 2:30.

Since then she has been a consistent top-five finisher, with additional victories at Carpi and Vienna, Her first sub-2:30 was at Paris in 2003 and Console added three more prior to her Berlin appearance in 2009.

With a well-paced effort (1:12:51/1:13:54) she was rewarded with a new personal best of 2:26:45 and a fourth-place finish.

Console has a half-marathon best of 1:09:34. In May 2009, she won the Italian Half-Marathon championships in 1:11:31.