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Günther Weidlinger (born April 5 1978 in Braunau am Innmarker) is an Austrianmarker long-distance runner.

He finished eighth in the 3000 m steeplechase final at the 2000 Olympics. He has also reached the final in the same event at the European Athletics Championships twice, finishing last in 2002 and 7th in 2006 in Gothenburgmarker. At the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships he competed in 3000 m and finished seventh. He finished 3rd at the World Military Games in Sicily in December 2003 at the 5000 m. At the 2007 Osaka World Championships he suffered an injury after a collision with one of the barriers. He was subsequently rushed to hospital to treat facial injuries received in the fall which included a split lip, and a cut jaw. His was the most serious incident in a series of accidents in the long-distance events at the championships. Weidlinger was considered a certain qualifier and an outside medal chance.

He is the Austrian record holder over 1500 m, 3000 m steeplechase, 5000 m and Marathon.

On September 1st, 2008 he won the Nike Human Race 10K race with a time of 29 minutes, 25 seconds while running in Munich, Germany

Weidlinger improved the Austrian marathon record racing the Frankfurt Marathon on October 25th 2009 by over one and a half minutes to 2:10:47. The record was previously held by Gerhard Hartmann for over 23 years.

On November 29th 2009, he won the Great Australian Run in a time of 43.01 for the 15km race.


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