Ivana Spanovic is a Serbian long jumper, reigning World indoor champion, and reigning European indoor champion. In 2013, she became the first Serbian track and field athlete to win a medal at the IAAF Outdoor World Championships, while in 2018 became the first Serbian athlete to win a world senior gold medal at the IAAF Indoor World Championships. Ivana Spanovic is the Serbian record holder in the long jump, indoors, and outdoors, and also the national indoor record holder in the 60 meters and in the pentathlon.
Ivana Spanovic was born on May 10, 1990, in Zrenjanin, Serbia. She won gold medals at the 2008 World Junior Championships and the 2009 Summer Universiade. She was selected as Serbia’s Best Young Athlete of 2008. She also won silver medals at the 2007 World Youth Championships, the 2009 European Junior Championships, and the 2011 European U23 Championships. Ivana Spanovic participated in the qualifying round at the 2008 Olympic Games, and was a finalist at the 2012 Olympic Games.
At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, she won a bronze medal in the long jump. Ivana Spanovic-Vuleta is twice bronze medalist at World Championships in 2013 Moscow and 2015 Beijing, as well as two times Diamond League winner in the long jump in 2016 and 2017.