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Encyclopedia > Tatjana Lebedeva

Tatyana Lebedeva (born July 21, 1976) is a Russian athlete. July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... An athlete is a person possessing above average physical skills (strength, agility, and endurance) and thus seen suitable for physical activities, in particular, contests. ...

Born in Volgograd, Tatyana competes on the world stage in both the long jump and triple jump disciplines. Volgograd (Волгогра́д) (population: 1,012,000), formerly called Tsaritsyn (Цари́цын) (1598 - 1925) and Stalingrad (Сталингра́д) (1925 - 1961) is a city on the west bank of Volga river in southwestern Volgograd Oblast (province), Northern Caucasus district, Russia. ... Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France gives his all at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... The triple jump is an athletics (track and field) event, previously also known as hop, step and jump, whose various names describe the actions a competitor takes. ...

In the finals of the 2004 World Indoor Championships, after equalling Ashia Hansens triple jump indoor world record with her first jump, Tatyana then improved on this twice finishing with a mark of 15.36 metres. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships were inaugurated as the World Indoor Games in 1985 in Paris, France and were subsequently renamed in 1987 as they are known today. ... Ashia Hansen (born 5 December 1971 in Evansville, Indiana, USA) is an athlete who is considered Britains greatest-ever female triple jumper. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International dUnités). ...

In 2004 for the second Summer Olympic Games in a row, Tatyana went into the triple jump competition as favourite but could only pick up a minor medal. This time she received the bronze which was one place lower that her silver medal won in Sydney fours years earlier. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Summer Olympic Games are an international multi-sport event held every four years, organised by the International Olympic Committee. ... Sydney Harbour looking south from the vicinity of the Sydney Harbour Bridge towards the CBD skyline; the Opera House is visible in the background on the left. ...

In September, 2002 Tatyana gave birth to a daughter, whom she named Nastya. September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Major achievements

Olympic medalists in athletics (women) | Olympic Champions in Women's Long Jump
Olga Gyarmati | Yvette Williams | Elżbieta Krzesińska | Vera Krepkina | Mary Rand | Viorica Viscopoleanu | Heide Rosendahl | Angela Voigt | Tatyana Kolpakova | Anisoara Cusmir-Stanciu | Jackie Joyner-Kersee | Heike Drechsler | Chioma Ajunwa | Heike Drechsler | Tatyana Lebedeva

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