Elena LASHMANOVA

Elena LASHMANOVA - Russia - 2013: World Champion at 20 km race walk.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 August 2013

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 09 April 1992
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Russia
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Russia
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Elena LASHMANOVA - Russia - 2013: World Champion at 20 km race walk.

Elena LASHMANOVA is seen in the Olympic Stadium as she strides to victory in the women's 20 km race

walk at the 2013 World Championships in her own country.

The young Russian won the Olympic title (1:25.02*) a year before in London 2012.

It was a new World Record*.  

She was the World Junior Champion (10 km race walk) in 2010.

Her world record was beaten in 2015 by China's Liu Hong, who was 4th at the 2012 Olympic Games

and then took Elena's Olympic title in 2016

 

 1  Elena LASHMANOVA RUS
 1:27:08
 2  Anisya KIRDYAPKINA  RUS  1:27:11
 3  Hong LIU  CHN  1:28:10
 4  Huanhuan SUN  CHN  1:28:32
 5  Elisa RIGAUDO  ITA  1:28:41
 6  Beatriz PASCUAL  ESP  1:29:00
 7  Anežka DRAHOTOVÁ  CZE  1:29:05
 8  Ana CABECINHA  POR  1:29:25

 

DRUGS.

Lashmanova had a positive doping test announced 22 June 2014, one of a large number

of Russian race-walkers to test positive and was suspended for 2 years.
She joined over a dozen other elite Russian race walkers all coached by Viktor Chegin

to receive doping suspensions.