Anastasiya Prokopenko

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Anastasiya Prokopenko
Personal information
Full name Anastasiya Samusevich-Prokopenko
Nationality Belarusian
Born (1985-09-20) 20 September 1985 (age 29)
Sluzk, Belarus
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country  Belarus
Sport Modern pentathlon
Club SK VS Minsk
Coached by Anatoli Tkachenka
Updated on 15 November 2012.

Anastasiya Samusevich-Prokopenko (born September 20, 1985 in Sluzk) is a two-time Olympic modern pentathlete from Belarus.[1] She nearly missed the medal podium for the women's competition at the Olympics, when she finished fourth in 2008, and sixth in 2012. Prokopenko also set a world record time of 10:20.90 in the combined running and shooting segment.[2]

Prokopenko also won a team gold medal at the 2007 World Modern Pentathlon Championships in Berlin, Germany, along with her compatriots Tatsiana Mazurkevich and Hanna Vasilionak. She lives with her husband, Mikhail, also a modern pentathlete, and a son.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anastasiya Prokopenko". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Modern Pentathlon Records - Olympic & World Records". London 2012. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 

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