Anastasiya Svechnikova

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Anastasiya Svechnikova
Personal information
Born (1992-09-20) September 20, 1992 (age 22)
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country  Uzbekistan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin
Updated on 11 August 2012.

Anastasiya Svechnikova (born 20 September 1992) is an Uzbekistani javelin thrower. Her personal best throw is 61.17 metres, achieved in April 2012 in Tashkent.[1] She competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[1] At 15 years and 334 days she was the youngest track and field athlete competing at the 2008 Olympics.[2]

Born in Tashkent,[3] she finished twelfth at the 2007 World Youth Championships, ninth at the 2008 World Junior Championships and won the gold medal at the 2009 World Youth Championships. She won the gold medal at the 2010 Asian Junior Athletics Championships, beating Sui Liping to the title.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anastasiya Svechnikova profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 26 February 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Aleksey Bazarov". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  4. ^ 14th Asian Junior Athletics Championship 2010 1-4 July, Hanoi, Vietnam – RESULT- Day2. Asian Athletics Association. Retrieved on 2010-08-28.