Claudia Ștef

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Claudia Ștef
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Claudia Ștef during Romanian National Race-Walking Championship 20km, on 24 June 2011
Personal information
Born (1978-02-25) 25 February 1978 (age 37)
Height 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country  Romania
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20km Race Walk

Claudia Ștef, née Iovan (born 25 February 1978 in Craiova, Romania) is a Romanian race walker.

Ștef holds the world indoor record for 3000 metres track walk with 11:40.33 minutes, achieved in January 1999 in Bucharest.[1]

Doping[edit]

She tested positive for nandrolone in an out of competition test 20 May 2000 and received a two-year doping ban.[2][3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 3rd 5000 m
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 1st 5000 m
1998 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 3rd 10 km
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th 10 km
1999 World Race Walking Cup Mézidon-Canon, France 6th 20 km
World Championships Seville, Spain 11th 20 km
Universiade Palma, Spain 1st 10 km
2002 World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 6th 20 km
European Championships Munich, Germany 5th 20 km
2003 World Championships Paris, France 5th 20 km
2004 World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 12th 20 km
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 20 km
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 11th 20 km
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 20 km
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 3rd 20 km
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 15th 20 km
World Championships Berlin, Germany 23rd 20 km

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/statistics/records/gender=W/location=I/recordsType=WR/eventCatCode=/junior=N/area=/index.html IAAF statistics
  2. ^ "Anti-doping update". IAAF News (47). February 2001. p. 15. POSITIVE CASES IN ATHLETICS, SANCTIONED DEFINITIVELY, ACCORDING TO INFORMATION RECEIVED BY THE IAAF AS OF 12th February 2001 
  3. ^ Romanian walker receives doping ban, BBC 10 November 2000

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