Full name: Draga Stamejčič (-Pokovec)
Other name(s): Драга Стамејчић
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: February 27, 1937 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: August 16, 2015 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Affiliations: AK Olimpija, Ljubljana (SLO)
Draga Stamejčič was a Slovenian who competed in athletics for Yugoslavia. In September 1964 she equalled the world record for the 80 metre hurdles, running 10.5 seconds in Celje. She competed in the high hurdles at the 1960 Roma Olympics, and also competed at the 1964 Olympics, placing fifth in the pentathlon, and making the final of the 80 hurdles. She was world ranked that year for the only time in both the 80 metre hurdles (#9) and the pentathlon (#5).
During her career Stamejčič set over 100 Yugoslav or Slovenian records in the pentathlon, high jump, long jump, high hurdles, and 100 and 200 metres. She was Yugoslav champion in the high hurdles in 1960, 1962, and 1964, and in the pentathlon in 1962-63. Stamejčič was twice named Yugoslavian Athlete-of-the-Year, in 1959 and 1964. She received the Bloudek Award in 1985 and is a member of the Slovenian Athletic Hall of Fame.
Personal Bests: 80H – 10.73 (1964); Pen – 4790 (1964).
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||Yugoslavia||YUG||3 h1 r1/3|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||Yugoslavia||YUG||7|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's Pentathlon||Yugoslavia||YUG||5|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Round One||Heat One||3||11.3||11.47|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||3||QU||10.7||10,73|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Round One||Heat Four||4||QU||10.8w||10.84w|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Final Standings||5||4,790|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||80 metre hurdles||3T||1.061||10.9|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||80 metre hurdles||Heat One||1||1.061||10.9|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Shot put||5||12.73||904|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||High jump||14T||880||1.54|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Long jump||5||6.19||1.031|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||200 metres||8||914||25.2|
|1964 Summer||27||Tokyo||Athletics||Yugoslavia||200 metres||Heat Three||1||914||25.2|