Olesya Forsheva

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Olesya Forsheva
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Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for  Russia
Olympic Games
Silver 2004 Athens 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Gold 2005 Helsinki 4x400 m relay
World Indoor Championships
Gold 2004 Budapest 4x400 m relay
Gold 2006 Moscow 400m
Gold 2006 Moscow 4x400 m relay
Silver 2004 Budapest 400m
European Indoor Championships
Gold 2011 Paris 4x400 m relay
Silver 2011 Paris 400m

Olesya Aleksandrovna Forsheva (Russian: Олеся Александровна Форшева, born July 8, 1979 in Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR) (née Krasnomovets Russian: Красномовец) is a Russian athlete.

She was born in Nizhny Tagil and is married to Dmitriy Forshev.

Specializing in the 400 metres, she won a silver medal at the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships. In addition, she won the silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2004 Olympics and a gold medal in the same event at the 2005 World Championships. At the IAAF World Indoor Championships 2006 in Moscow she won the Gold Medal for 400 metres women with a winning time of 50.04 seconds. In addition she again won the relay with the Russian team.

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