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Alessia Trost
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Trost at 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1993-03-08) 8 March 1993 (age 31)
Pordenone, Italy
Height 1.89 m
Weight 68 kg
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached by Gianfranco Chessa
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • H. jump indoor: 2.00 m (2013)
  • H. jump outdoor: 1.98 m (2013)
Medal record
International podiums
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
World Indoor Championships 0 0 1
European Indoor Championships 0 1 0
European U23 Championships 2 0 0
European Team Championships 0 2 2
World Indoor Championships
Bronze 2018 Birmingham High jump
European Indoor Championships
Silver 2015 Prague High jump
European Team Championships
Silver 2013 Gateshead High jump
Silver 2021 Silesia High jump
Bronze 2017 Lille High jump
Bronze 2019 Bydgoszcz High jump
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Barcelona High jump
World Youth Championships
Gold 2009 Brixen High jump

Alessia Trost (born 8 March 1993) is an Italian female high jumper. She competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in High jump.

She won the 2009 World Youth Championship in Athletics in Bressanone. She was the bronze medallist at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships.


Trost also won the Italian Youth Championship in 2008. At the first Youth Olympics 2010 she won a silver medal clearing 1.86 metres, to finish second behind Russia′s Mariya Kuchina.

On 20 January 2013 she set her personal best, third Italian best measure of all-time (after two female Italian champions, Antonietta Di Martino 2.04 m and Sara Simeoni 2.01 m), with 1.98 m in Udine, Italy. Nine days later she became the third Italian woman to jump 2.00m, and 2013 World Leader. On 26 February 2012 she won the title of the European Athletic Association, European Athletes of the Month for January.

In August, at her first appearance at the World Championships in 2013, Trost jumped 1.93 m in the high jump final without making errors, but then failed to jump 1.97 m and finished 7th.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 1st 1.87 m PB
European Youth Olympic Festival Tampere, Finland 1st 1.85 m
2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2nd 1.86 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 4th 1.85 m
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st 1.91 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 1.92 m
European Team Championships Gateshead, United Kingdom 2nd 1.92 m
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 1st 1.98 m CR
World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 1.93 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 2nd 1.97 m
European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 1.90 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 7th 1.93 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th 1.89 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th 1.93 m
2017 European Team Championships Lille, France 3rd 1.94 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom Qual. 1.89 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd 1.93 m SB
European Championships Berlin, Germany 8th 1.91 m
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 18th (q) 1.85 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 14th (q) 1.92 m
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 6th 1.92 m
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 20th (q) 1.90 m

National titles

Trost won nine national championships at individual senior level.

  • Italian Athletics Championships
    • High jump: 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019 (4)
  • Italian Athletics Indoor Championships
    • High jump: 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2021 (5)

See also

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