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Carina Viljoen
Carina Viljoen

Carina Viljoen

So | Distance | Johannesburg, South Africa / Hoerskool Randburg

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in seven meets during the indoor season… Set a personal-best in the 3,000-meters at the Razorback Invitational running 9:30.85 (Jan. 26)… Posted a personal-best of 4:39.01 in the Mile at the Husky Classic (Feb. 9)… Bronze medalist in the Mile, and silver medalist in the DMR at the SEC Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas…

Freshman (2017)
Picked up a pair of first-place finishes in the 1,000 and DMR at the Arkansas Invitational and Vanderbilt Invitational, respectively, to open her first indoor season as a Razorback … Posted a PR in the mile of 4:46.01 in the preliminary round of the event at the SEC Indoor Championships before going on to finish eighth at her first league meet … Opened outdoor season with a victory in the 800 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational … Raced to a second-place finish in the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational … Posted a PR of 4:19.62 in the 1,500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational … Placed first in the 3,000 at the John McDonnell Invitational, clocking a personal best of 9:32.86 … Collected a pair of top-two finishes with the DMR and 4-x-800 meter relay teams at the SEC Relays … Ran a PR of 2:08.77 in the 800 at the Arkansas Twilight … Scored three points towards Arkansas’ team win at the SEC Outdoor Championships off a sixth-place finish in the 1,500 … Capped the year, placing 14th in the 1,500 at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, two places shy of a national championships berth.

High School
11-time South Africa National Champion (1,500, 3,000 and cross country) … Represented South Africa on the international level at the IAAF World Youth Track and Field Championship (1,500 finalist) and the World Cross Country Championship … African Cross Country Championship qualifier … Southern Region Track and Field Championship (3,000) … Southern Region Cross Country Championship.

Personal
Born on April 15, 1997 … Daughter of Gerhard and Elise Viljoen … Has one brother; Daniel … Majoring in accounting.

TFRRS Profile

800 2:08.77 3000 9:30.85
1000 2:47.24 3.1 MILE (XC) 16:36.0
1500 4:16.07 5K (XC) 17:02.9
MILE 4:39.01 6K (XC) 19:36.0