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Yuliya Pechonkina

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Name  Yuliya Pechonkina
Role  Olympic athlete
Weight  66 kg

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Born  21 April 1978 (age 43) (1978-04-21) Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union
Similar  Gulnara Samitova-Galkina, Galina Chistyakova, Yelena Isinbayeva

Yuliya Sergeyevna Pechonkina, née Nosova (Russian: Юлия Серге́евна Печёнкина, born 21 April 1978 in Krasnoyarsk) is a Russian former athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles and 4 x 400 metres relay.

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Yuliya Pechonkina World record holder Pechonkina retires AllAthleticscom

Career

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She holds the current world record in both 400 m hurdles (52.34 seconds achieved on 8 August 2003 in Tula) and the rarely contested 4 x 200 metres relay indoor (1:32.41 with Yekaterina Kondratyeva, Irina Khabarova and Yuliya Gushchina).

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She had a recurring problem with sinusitis, an illness which caused her to miss both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. Given her ill health, she decided to retire from athletics soon after the World Championships and instead took a job in the banking sector.

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She has an annual meet held in Yerino named after her, under the title Yuliya Pechonkina Prizes.

Personal bests

Yuliya Pechonkina Pechonkina sets 400m Hurdles World record at Russian

  • 400 metres - 53.22 s (2001)
  • 400 metres hurdles - 52.34 s (2003)

  • Yuliya Pechonkina Yuliya Pechonkina Demifondu74 l39athltisme vu par deux

    References

    Yuliya Pechonkina Wikipedia