Alevtina Biktimirova

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Biktimirova at the 2013 London Marathon

Alevtina Biktimirova (born September 10, 1982) is a Russian long-distance runner, who specialises in the marathon.

Biography[edit]

Alevtina placed first in the women's division in the Eurocity Frankfurt Marathon in October 2005. She finished sixth in the 2006 Boston Marathon and was the youngest person in the elite field. She also finished sixth in the 2006 European Athletics Championships that year in Gothenburg.

Alevtina finished second in the 2008 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:25:27, and second in the 2008 Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:29:32. She finished ninth in the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. She won the Tokyo Marathon at the start of the 2010 season.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2005 Frankfurt Marathon Frankfurt, Germany 1st Marathon 2:25:12
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th Marathon 2:31:23
2007 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 1st Marathon 2:33:07
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 9th Marathon 2:27:39
2010 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:34:39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nakamura, Ken (2010-02-28). Beating horrendous conditions, Fujiwara and Biktimirova collect Tokyo Marathon wins. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-02-28.

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