FSU Track & Field BIO
Veronika Kanuchova
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Veronika Kanuchova 2654043
Position: Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rokytov, Slovakia
High School: Sportove Gymnazium

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Makes her Florida State debut during the 2017 indoor season after sitting out last year...will compete in the weight throw indoors before turning to her specialty, the hammer, during the outdoor season...competing unattached last spring she set the Mike Long Track hammer record (68.58m/225-0) at the Seminole Invitational...established a new PB at the Tom Jones Memorial (69.48m/227-11) which tops all returning collegians in 2017.

Before FSU: Arrived at Florida State in January 2016 from Slovakia...one of the finest hammer throwers in Europe...has finished on the podium four consecutive years in the hammer at the Slovak National Championships...secured her third consecutive silver at 2016...also competed at the 2015 European Junior Championships...won 2014 silver and 2013 bronze at Slovak national championships.

Personal: Competes for Banska Bystrica club in Slovakia...plans to study social science at FSU...the daughter of Eva Kanuchova and Andrej Kanuch...born April 19, 1993.

 

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