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Heldi Valikaj

Jumps
Position
Freshman
Class
Shkoder, Albania
Hometown
Shkolla Austriake
High School / Club
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Heldi Valikaj - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

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2022 Outdoor
• Placed second in the long jump at the Virginia Open with a mark of 7.25m (w3.9)

2022 Indoor
• Placed eighth in the long jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational (7.22m / 23’8.25″)
• Earned fifth-place in the triple jump (14.75m / 48’4.75″) at the Hokie Invitational
• Jumped 14.82m (48’9″) in the triple jump and 7.09m (23’3.25″) in the long jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational
• Competed in the long jump and triple jump at the ACC Indoor Championships

Background
• Holds the Albanian U20 triple jump record
• 2020 and 2021 Albania senior national champion in triple jump
• 2020 and 2021 Albanian U20 triple jump champion
• 2020-2021 U20 Albanian long jump champion
• 2019 Balkan U18 triple jump champion
• Placed seventh in the 2019 Youth Olympic Games in triple jump
• 2016 Balkan U16 long jump champion

Personal
• Son of Edmir and Dorjana Valikaj
• Has a younger sister, Hera