Yelena ROMANOVA

Yelena Romanova - C.I.S. - 1992 Olympic Games 3000m Champion.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 02 August 1992

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 20 March 1963
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Voronezh, Russia. Died 29th. January 2007. Aged 43.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • C.I.S.

Yelena ROMANOVA - C.I.S. - 1992 Olympic Games 3000m Champion.

Yelena Romanova crosses the finish line to win the women's

3,000 metres in Barcelona.

 

Yelena Romanova was found dead of unknown causes on 29th. January 2007 at age 43

in her flat in Volgograd.

At the time of her death she was employed as athletics coach at a local sports school

and worked with members of the Russian athletic team.

"We do not know the exact cause of Yelena's death, but we are convinced that it is linked

to heart problems," a spokesman said, adding that high training loads could have affected her health.


Women's 3000m. Final

Olympic Games 1992


 
1. Yelena ROMANOVA   CIS   8.46.04
2. Tatyana Dorovski   CIS   8.46.85
3. Angela Chalmers   CAN   8.47.22
4. Sonia O'Sullivan   IRE   8.47.41
5. Patti Sue Plumer   USA   8.48.29
6. Yelena Kopitova   CIS   8.49.55
7. Shelly Steely   USA   8.52.67
8. Yvonne Murray   GBR   8.55.85

 

 

Yelena Romanova pictured at the 1990  European Championships where she won the gold medal

in the women's 10,000 metres.  Photo George Herringshaw.   ©

 

Women's 10,000m. Final

European Athletics Championships 1990


 
1. Yelena ROMANOVA   URS   31.46.83
2. Kathrin URLICH   GDR   31.47.70
3. Annette SERGENT   FRA   31.51.68
4. Midde HAMRIN   SWE   31.58.25
5. Nadia DANDOLO   ITA   32.02.37
6. Nadezhda GALLIAMOVA   URS   32.03.07

 

 

Women's 3000m. Final

European Athletics Championships 1990


 
1. Yvonne MURRAY   GBR   8.43.06
2. Yelena ROMANOVA   URS   8.43.68
3. Roberta BRUNET   ITA   8.46.19
4. Lyubov KREMLOVA   URS   8.46.94
5. Margareta KESZEG   ROM   8.48.04
6. Paivi TIKKANEN   FIN   8.50.26

 

 

Women's 3000m. Final

World Athletics Championships 1991


 
1. Tatyana Samolenko-Dorovskikh   URS   8: 35.82
2. Yelena ROMANOVA   URS   8: 36.06
3. Susan Sirma   KEN   8: 39.41
4. Paivi Tikkanen   FIN   8: 41.30
5. Margareta Keszeg   ROM   8: 42.02
6. Roberta Brunet   ITA   8: 42.64