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Svetlana Pessova

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Full name  Svetlana Pessova
Sport  Athletics
Nationality  Turkmenistan

Height  1.76 m (5 ft 9 ⁄2 in)
Name  Svetlana Pessova
Weight  65 kg (143 lb)
Events  Long jump
Born  27 September 1981 (age 34) (1981-09-27) Ashgabat, Turkmen SSR, Soviet Union

Personal best(s)  Long jump: 6.63 (2004)

Svetlana Pessova (born September 27, 1981 in Ashgabat) is a retired Turkmen long jumper. Pessova qualified for the Turkmen squad in the women's long jump at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens by granting a tripartite invitation from the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan and the IAAF with her entry jump of 6.63 metres. During the prelims, Pessova fouled her first attempt, but managed to put down a tremendous effort with a 5.64-metre leap on her second attempt, missing the target by nearly a single metre from her personal best. Taking a leap by a six-centimetre deficit on her last attempt, Pessova became the last among the thirty-seven remaining long jumpers to earn a spot on the overall standings at the end of the qualifying stage.

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