Anzhela Atroshchenko

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Anzhela Atroshchenko
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  Turkey
Mediterranean Games
Gold 2001 Radès Heptathlon
Bronze 2005 Almería Heptathlon

Anzhela Atroshchenko-Kinet (Belarusian: Анжэла Атрошчанка, Russian: Анжела Атрощенко, born (1970-10-14) 14 October 1970 (age 44)) is a former Turkish athlete of Belarusian descent. She competed in the pentathlon and heptathlon category.

Biography[edit]

Atroshchenko started her career in athletics with pentathlon at the age of 14 years. She represented the Unified Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain and finished 6th.[citation needed]

In 1999, Atroshchenko signed a contract with the Istanbul club of Enka and became a Turkish citizen. Then she transferred to her current Club Fenerbahçe Athletics.[1] Since then, Atroshchenko has represented Turkey at various competitions.[citation needed]

In 2001, Atroshchenko finished 4th at the European Championships in Athletics.[citation needed]

Atroshchenko competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece in the women's heptathlon category, but withdrew after four events because of injury.[citation needed]

In 2005, Atroshchenko took part in the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almería, Spain, Europe, where she won the bronze medal in heptathlon with 5,870 points.[citation needed]

Atroshchenko regularly commutes between her home in Turkey and Russia, where she trains. She speaks Belarusian, Russian, and Turkish.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NTVMSNBC (1999-05-09). Fenerbahçe ile ENKA birbirine girdi ("Anzhela transferred to Fenerbahçe"). NTVMSNBC, 9 May 1999. Retrieved from http://www.ntvmsnbc.com/news/151572.asp.

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