Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk

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Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk
Personal information
Nationality  Belarus
Born (1979-03-09)9 March 1979
Slutsk, Minsk Voblast,
Belarussian SSR
Died 5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 34)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Long jump: 6.74 m (2008)

Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk (Belarusian: Ірына Стасюк-Чарнушэнка; March 9, 1979 – December 5, 2013)[1] was a Belarusian long jumper. She was born in Slutsk, Minsk Region.[2] Charnushenka-Stasiuk represented Belarus at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed for the women's long jump, along with her compatriot Volha Siarheyenka. She performed the best jump of 6.48 metres in her first attempt, despite having received two fouls throughout the entire qualifying round. Charnushenka-Stasiuk, however, failed to advance into the final, as she placed eighteenth out of forty-two athletes in the overall rankings.[3] On December 5, 2013 she died of cancer at the age of 34. [4]

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