Irina Stankina

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Irina Stankina (Russian: Ирина Станкина; born March 25 1977 in Saransk, Mordovia) is a Russian race walker. The 1994 World Junior champion and record holder, in 1995 she won the 10 km race at the World Championships as the youngest ever (18 years and 135 days). She later walked the 20 km distance in 1:25:29 hours, the fourth best time ever.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 5,000 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 10 km
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 10 km DSQ
1997 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Poděbrady, Czech Republic 1st 10 km
World Championships Athens, Greece 10 km DSQ
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 17th 20 km
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 20 km DNF

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