Alesya TUROVA

Alesya Turova - Belarus - 3,000m steplechase champion & former World Record holder.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 09 September 2006

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 06 December 1979
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Belarus
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Alesya TUROVA - Belarus - 3,000m steplechase champion & former World Record holder.

Alesya Turova is pictured above on her way to victory in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the

2006 Grand Prix Final in Stuttgart. A week later when representing Europe in the World Cup,

Turova again finished in first place in the Steeplechase.

It completed a memorable few weeks for the Belarussian who in August had become European champion.

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Women's 3000m Steeplechase.

2006 Grand Prix Final

1. Alesya Turova   BLR   9: 27.08
2. Jeruto Kiptum   KEN   9: 28.60
3. Salome Chepchumba   KEN   9: 29.58
4. Lyubov Ivanova   RUS   9: 35.36
5. Gladys Jerotich Kipkemboi   KEN   9: 37.57
6. Cristina Casandra   ROM   9: 40.47
7. Wioletta Janowska   POL   9: 45.01
8. Victoria Mitchell   AUS   9: 47.63

 

 

Women's 3000m Steeplechase.

2006 World Cup

1. Alesya Turova   EUR   9: 29.10
2. Jeruto Kiptum   AFR   9: 31.44
3. Wioletta Janowska   POL   9: 35.08
4. Victoria Mitchell   OCE   9: 36.34
5. Tatiana Petrova   RUS   9: 36.50
6. Korene Hinds   AME   9: 47.86
7. Lisa Galaviz   USA   9: 49.32
8. Minori Hayakari   ASI   9: 49.49

 

 

 Photo G. Herringshaw 10th. July 2006.


Alesya Torava is pictured above during the final of the women's 3000m Steeplechase at the

2006 European Championships in Gothenburg. She went on to win the gold medal

in a new championship record time of 9: 26.05, her first medal at a major championship.


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Women's 3000m. Steeplechase Final.

European Athletics Championships 2006

1. Alesya TUROVA   BLR   9: 26.05 CR
2. Tatyana PETROVA   RUS   9: 28.05
3. Wioletta JANOWSKA   POL   9: 31.62
4. Lyubov IVANOVA   RUS   9: 33.53
5. Veerle DEJAEGHERE   BEL   9: 35.78
6. Yelena SIDORCHENKOVA   RUS   9: 38.05
7. Ida NILSSON   SWE   9: 39.24
8. Zulema FUENTES-PILA   SPA   9: 40.36

 

 

She is a former world record holder in 3,000 metre steeplechase with 9:16.51 minutes,

achieved in Gdansk on 27 July 2002.


Personal best times.


1500 Metres     3:59.89          Zürich     16 AUG 2002
2000 Metres     5:42.55          Istanbul     16 JUN 2001
3000 Metres     8:32.89          Saint-Denis     06 JUL 2001
5000 Metres     15:23.84         Formia     03 JUN 2000
3000m St Ch     9:16.51         Gdansk     27 JUL 2002