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Encyclopedia > Olimpiada Ivanova

Olimpiada Ivanova (Олимпиада Иванова in Russian, born August 26, 1970 in Munsjuty, Chuvashia) is a Russian track and field athlete who has 4 medals from the major events. August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Capital Cheboksary Area - total - % water 81st - 18,300 km² - N/A Population - Total - Density 41st - est. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... An athlete is a person who has above average physical skills (strength, agility, and endurance) and is thus suitable for physical activities, in particular, contests. ...


Her first gold medal was won in the 2001 Edmonton World Championships, where she beat the rest of the world with the time 1.27:48. A year later, in 2002, she won another gold medal at the 2002 European Championship in Munich. Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... The 18th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Munich a city in Germany. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the capital of the German federal state of Bavaria. ...


The next major sporting event she took part in was the 2004 Athens Olympics where she finished second. The winner was the home hero Athanasia Tsoumeleka, who deeply moved the extatic Greek crowd with getting the first ever medal (time 1:29:12.) Four seconds later arrived at the stadium Olimpiada Ivanova. She could not hide her disappointment. She did however won the gold for the 20m walk in the 2005 Helsinki World Championships. (Redirected from 2004 Athens Olympics) The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, commonly known as the 2004 Summer Olympics were the 28th Summer Olympic Games. ... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ...


External

  • IAAF profile for Olimpiada Ivanova

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rediff.com: sports channel - Ivanova dominates world 20 kilometres walk (424 words)
Russia's Olimpiada Ivanova was a convincing winner in the women's 20 kilometres walk at the world championships on Thursday after a race of attrition among the main medal contenders.
Ivanova, who had the two fastest times this year ahead of the championships, lead from the start to win in a championship record of one hour 27.48 minutes.
Ivanova, the European Cup holder, served a two-year drug suspension and was disqualified after a second-place finish at the 1997 world championships in Athens.
Ivanova sets new World record in women's 20km race walk (253 words)
Helsinki - Olimpiada Ivanova regained her status as World champion this morning with a consummate display of race walking around the streets of Helsinki, as she set the first World record of the 10th IAAF World Championships in the 20km Race Walk.
Ivanova clocked 1:25:41, bettering** Yan Wang's 1:26:22 from 2001, and so will claim a $100,000 record bonus.
Ivanova did not receive a single judge's warning throughout the race, in which her 5km splits were 21:43, 42:54 and 1:04:05.
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