| 1 March 1991 (age 24) (1991-03-01) Arzamas, Gorky Oblast, RSFSR, Soviet Union|
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's 800 metres
Mariya Savinova, Caster Semenya, Natalya Antyukh, Lamine Diack
Ekaterina Zavyalova, former married name Poistogova (born 1 March 1991) is a Russian athlete, who specializes in the 800 metres. She is best known for winning the bronze medal in the 800 meters at the 2012 London Olympics.
Zavyalova was born on 1 March 1991 in Arzamas. After marrying fellow middle-distance runner Stepan Poistogov, she adopted the feminine form of his surname, Poistogova. She returned to her birth name following their divorce.
In the 2012 London Olympics, Poistogova placed second in her first-round heat with a time of 2:01.08. She placed second in the semifinals with a time of 1:59.45. She won the bronze medal in the 800 m final with a time of 1:57.53.
In November 2015, after an investigation, Poistogova was one of five Russian runners whom the World Anti-Doping Agency recommended to receive a lifetime ban for doping during the London Olympics.
Ekaterina Poistogova Wikipedia