Born on July 15, 1996, in Switzerland, A. Del Ponte competes in the 100-meter and 200-meter events. Both the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2017 World Championships in London saw her participation in the women’s 4 100 metre relay.
A. Del Ponte Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
She set a new world mark of 7.03 seconds, which was also good enough to tie the Swiss record, and won the women’s 60-meter event at the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships.
In the preliminary round of the 100-meter dash at the Olympic Games in 2020, she posted a new national record time of 10.91 seconds. At the 2021 Resisprint International on August 14, she cut down a tenth of a second from her previous best performance, clocking it at 10.90.
At the European Indoor Championships, Duplantis, Ingebrigtsen, and A. Del Ponte came out on top.
While Jakob Ingebrigtsen won his second gold medal and A. Del Ponte ran the fastest 60-meter dash by a woman in 2021, Mondo Duplantis narrowly missed setting a new world record.
A. Del Ponte’s 60-Meter Dash for the Women was One of the Best Performances of the Week.
The Swiss athlete blew through the competition, setting a new world record of 7.03 seconds in 2021. Lotta Kemppinen of Finland and Jamile Samuel of the Netherlands tied for second place, both with times of 7.22 seconds.
Her mother, Senada Poloanin, was a doctor before the Bosnian War and was born in Jajce, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia.
A. Del Ponte, who prosecutes war crimes at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, is a cousin of her dad, Claudio Del Ponte.
A. Del Ponte, competing for the first time since the Olympic Games in Tokyo, set a new Swiss record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.90 seconds (1.8 metres per second) on Saturday at the Résisprint meeting in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
She won her heat with a time of 11.26 (-1.6m/s) and then set a new Swiss record with a time of 10.90 (-0.1 m/s faster than her heat time at the Tokyo Olympics, where she went on to place fifth in the final).
A. Del Ponte Took First Place in the 100-Meter Dash at the Diamond League
Gateshead hosted the British Grand Prix. On the next day, she turned 25, two days later.
At the June competition in Langentha, Switzerland, she improved her personal best to 11.07.
Earlier that season, he triumphed in Poland in the European Indoor 60-Meter Championship.
The 25-year-old won her heat on Saturday with a time of 11.26 seconds (-1.6 metres per second), which also happened to be the ninth-fastest mark in the world so far this year. This was Del Ponte’s third time this season running a mile in under 11 minutes.