Iryna LISHCHYNSKA

Iryna Lishchynska - Ukraine - 2008 Olympic Games 1500m silver medal

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 23 August 2008

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 15 January 1976
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Makeevka, Ukraine
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ukraine
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Iryna LISHCHYNSKA - Ukraine - 2008 Olympic Games 1500m silver medal

The photo above shows an ecstatic Iryna Lishchynska, arms aloft in celebration,

crossing the line to win silver in the womens 1500m final at the 2008 Olympic Games

in Beijing. Lishchynska's fellow Ukrainian Natalyia Tobias (3069) won bronze,

with the gold going to Kenya's Nancy Jebet Langat (out of shot).


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Women's 1500m Final

2008 Olympic Games


1. Nancy Jebet LANGAT   KEN   4: 00.23
2. Iryna LISHCHYNSKA   UKR   4: 01.63
3. Natalyia TOBIAS   UKR   4: 01.78
4. Lisa DOBRISKEY   GBR   4: 02.10
5. Maryam Yusuf JAMAL   BAH   4: 02.71
6. Natalia RODRIGUEZ   ESP   4: 03.19
7. Shannon ROWBURY   USA   4: 03.58
8. Iris FUENTES-PILA   ESP   4: 04.86

 

 

Photo George Herringshaw 31st. August 2007. ©


The pictures above show Iryna during the heats of the women's 1500m at the

2007 World Championships in Osaka. She went on to qualify for the final and

produced an excellent performance to win bronze, her first medal at a

major championship, in a seasons best time of 4.00.69.


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Women's 1500m Final

2007 World Athletics Championships


1. Maryam Yusuf JAMAL   BRN   3: 58.75
2. Yelena SOBOLEVA   RUS   3: 58.99
3. Iryna LISHCHYNSKA   UKR   4: 00.69
4. Daniela YORDANOVA   BUL   4: 00.82
5. Mariem Alaoui SELSOULI   MAR   4: 01.52
6. Viola KIBIWOT   KEN   4: 02.10
7. Yuliya FOMENKO   RUS   4: 02.46
8. Agnes SAMARIA   NAM   4: 07.61

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS 1500 metres.

 

2009     4:05.63     Hengelo   01 JUN
2008     4:01.61     Athína  13 JUL
2007     4:00.69     Osaka    02 SEP
2006     4:00.04     Athína  03 JUL (personal best)
2004     4:03.74     Ostrava     08 JUN
2003     4:02.60     Dortmund     15 JUN
2002     4:03.78     Rieti     08 SEP
2001     4:05.38     Kyiv     02 JUL
1994     4:18.47     Lisboa ( 24 JUL