Petra Fontanive

Petra Fontanive
Personal information
Born (1988-10-10) 10 October 1988
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 metres hurdles
Club LAC TV Unterstrass Zürich

Petra Fontanive (born 10 October 1988) is a Swiss athlete specialising in the 400 metres hurdles.[2] She represented her country at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing reaching the semifinals. Her personal best in the event is 56.09 seconds set in Zug in 2015.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Switzerland
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 22nd (h) 400 m hurdles 61.08
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 29th (h) 100 m hurdles 14.16
25th (h) 400 m hurdles 61.03
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 16th (sf) 400 m hurdles 57.53
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 18th (sf) 400 m hurdles 56.35
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 19th (sf) 400 m hurdles 57.42
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 30th (h) 400 m hurdles 56.80


  1. EAA
  2. "Petra Fontanive". IAAF. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
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