Natasha Wodak


Natasha Wodak (divorced Fraser,[2] born 17 December 1981 in Surrey, British Columbia) is a Canadian long-distance runner.[3][4] She competed in the 10,000 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, placing 23rd. Wodak holds the national record in the 10,000m with a time of 31:41.59, set in Palo Alto in 2015.

Natasha Wodak
Natasha Fraser at the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Personal information
Born (1981-12-17) 17 December 1981 (age 39)
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada[1]
EducationSimon Fraser University
Height161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)10,000 metres, Half marathon
ClubBC Endurance Project
Medal record

In July 2016, Wodak was named to the Canadian Olympic team for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, where she finished 22nd.[5]

At the 2019 Pan American Games, Wodak won gold in the 10,000m with a time of 31:55.17, breaking the Games record by over 45 seconds. In June 2021, she qualified to represent Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[6]

International competitions


YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  Canada
2013 Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 4th 10,000 m 33:31.02
Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, United States 1st Half Marathon 1:14:39
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 7th 10,000 m 33:20.14
World Championships Beijing, China 23rd 10,000 m 32:59.20
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22nd 10,000 m 31:53.14
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th 10,000 m 31:55.47
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 5th 10,000 m 31:50.18
2019 Pan American Games Lima, Peru 1st 10,000 m 31:55.17
World Championships Doha, Qatar 17th 10,000 m 32:31.19

Personal bests


Outdoor

Indoor

References


  1. Official bio
  2. Natasha Wodak to make marathon debut at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains
  3. "Natasha Wodak". IAAF. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  4. "Natasha Wodak". Team Canada - Official Olympic Team Website. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  5. Hossain, Asif (11 July 2016). "Athletics Canada nominates largest squad to Team Canada for Rio". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  6. "Athletics Canada announces Olympic marathon teams". Canadian Running Magazine. 4 June 2021. Retrieved 27 June 2021.