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Filip Mihaljevic
Filip  Mihaljevic

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Height:
6-7

Event:
Throws

05/27/2016

Three Cavaliers Qualify for NCAAs at East Prelims

Gray, Mihaljevic and Young all punch tickets for national meet

05/19/2016

Virginia Qualifies 26 For NCAA East Preliminaries

Meet to be run in Jacksonville May 26-28

05/15/2016

No. 5 Virginia Men Place Third at ACC Championships

Mihaljevic named men's field most valuable performer

05/14/2016

No. 5 Virginia Men Second Heading into Final Day of ACCs

Mihaljevic wins shot put

05/03/2016

Mihaljevic Named ACC Men’s Field Performer of the Week

Junior thrower recognized for second-consecutive week

2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships Shot Put Bronze Medalist
2015 European Under-23 Shot Put Champion

All-American (6)
2016 Indoor:
Shot Put
2015 Outdoor: Discus, Shot Put (Second Team)
2015 Indoor: Shot Put (Second Team)
2014 Outdoor: Shot Put, Discus

2014 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Freshman of the Year

ACC Champion (5)
2016 Indoor:
Shot Put
2015 Outdoor: Shot Put, Discus
2015 Indoor: Shot Put
2014 Outdoor: Discus

All-ACC (6)
2016 Indoor:
Shot Put
2015 Outdoor: Shot Put, Discus
2015 Indoor: Shot Put
2014 Outdoor: Shot Put, Discus

All-ACC Academic Team (4)
2016 Indoor
2015 Outdoor
2015 Indoor
2014 Outdoor

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2016 INDOOR
• NCAA runner-up in shot put
• ACC Champion in shot put
• Set ACC and UVA record in shot put with mark of 20.87m (68' 5.75"), placing third at IAAF World Indoor Championships
• Shot put champion at McCravy Memorial Meet and Fastrack National Qualifier
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2015 OUTDOOR
• First-Team All-American with a third place finish in the discus at the NCAA Championships
• Second Team All-American with a ninth place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships
• Advanced from the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in both the shot put and discus for the second consecutive year
• ACC Champion in the shot put and discus
• Set the school record in the shot put with a mark of 66' 1.75"
• Set the school record in the discus with a mark of 207' 0"
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Won shot put at European Under-23 Championships

2015 INDOOR
• Second-Team All-American after a 14th place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships
• ACC Champion in the shot put
• Set school record in the indoor shot put with a mark of 64' 5"
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

2014 OUTDOOR
• First Virginia male to qualify for two individual events at the NCAA Championships
• First-team All-American with a seventh place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships
• First-team All-American with an eighth place finish in the discus at the NCAA Championships
• ACC Outdoor Track and Field Freshman of the Year
• ACC Champion in the discus
• Earned All-ACC honors in the shot put with a third place finish at the ACC Championships
• Set school record in the shot put at 64' 2.25"
• Season-best of 198' 2" in the discus was a UVa freshman record and second-best overall in school history

2014 INDOOR
• Did Not Compete

BACKGROUND

7-time Croatian Champion in shot put and discus
• 2nd at European Junior Championships in Shot Put in 2013


PERSONAL
• Son of Mirko and Jelica Mihaljevic
• Has an older brother, Stjpan, and an older sister, Petra
• Father was the 1987 & 1988 Yugoslavian Cross Country Champion
• Mother played volleyball in the 1st national league

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