Branislav Danis
blank Branislav Danis
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bratislava, Slovakia

High School:
Sport Gymnasium - Banska Bystrica

Last College:
Central Arizona College

Height:
6-2

Event:
Throws

2010: Outdoor - Took 14th in the hammer throw (207 feet, 5 inches) at the NCAA Championships during the final meet of his Bulldog career...locked down his second consecutive trip to the national championships after finishing seventh in the hammer at the NCAA East Prelims...was the runner-up for the second year in a row in the hammer throw at the SEC Championships with the longest throw of his UGA career (223-11)...had the top collegiate finish (second overall) with the second-best effort of his career (221-2) at the Bulldog Limited...won the Spec Towns Invitational after launching a personal-best throw of 222-7...earned runner-up honors at the Arizona State Invitational with a career-best toss of 216-2...had the second-longest throw of his career at UGA (214-7) to win at the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet and was named the SEC Field Athlete of the Week.

2010: Indoor - Opened with a mark of 66 feet, 3 ¾ and finished 13th in the weight throw at the NCAA Championships...shocked the field to win the weight at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier with a career-best mark of 69-3.25, which gave him a spot at the NCAA Championships...finished fourth with a mark of 66-0.25 at the SEC Championships...also scored a point by taking eighth in the shot put (50-6) at the SEC meet...picked up a new career-best mark in the weight of 66-4.50 to take fifth at the Tyson Invitational...finished fourth in the weight at the Virginia Tech Elite with a personal-best throw of 64-1.25.

2009 Outdoor: Advanced to the finals in the hammer at the NCAA Championships and took ninth with a top effort of 211 feet, 8 inches...finished 12th in the hammer at the NCAA East Regional...had the longest throw of his Georgia career (215-11, No. 9 in the school record books) to be the runner-up in the hammer at the SEC Championships...finished third in the hammer at the Georgia Invitational (210-3)...took third in the hammer at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational with a mark of 208-10...won the hammer with a mark of 209 feet and was second in the hammer invitational (212) during the Bulldog Limited...was Georgia's top finisher in the hammer at the Spec Towns Invitational after taking second with a top throw of 207 feet...won the hammer at the Georgia Tech dual meet after his opening attempt traveled 208-11...took second in the hammer with an NCAA regional qualifying throw of 212-4 at the ASU Invitational...made his career debut in the hammer, finishing second with a mark of 210-7 at the Georgia Relays.

2009: Indoor - Had a season-best effort of 62 feet, 8 inches to take eighth in the weight at the SEC Championships...won the weight throw at the Carle/Health Classic after reaching a top distance of 61-9.50.

Central Arizona:

Two-time NJCAA champion in the hammer at Central Arizona....NJCAA record holder with a personal-best mark of 227 feet...Helped lead his team to NJCAA team title in 2007.

High School: Two-time national junior champion in the hammer...Placed 11th at the 2003 European Athletic Championships (under 19) in Tempera, Finland...Registered a mark of 231-1 with a 6K hammer in 2003.

Personal: Born Dec. 20, 1984...Son of Danisova Lubica...sister (Martina Danisova) is the Slovakian record holder in the hammer with a mark of 242-3...Majoring in Business.

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