Olga Shishigina

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Olga Shishigina
Olga Shishigina 2007 Kazakhstani stamp.jpg
Personal information
Born 23 December 1968 (1968-12-23) (age 45)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Hurdles

Olga Vasilyevna Shishigina (Russian: Ольга Васильевна Шишигина; born 23 December 1968) is a retired Kazakhstani track and field athlete who mainly competed in the 100 metres hurdles. She won an Olympic gold medal in 2000,[1] and many medals on the regional and continental level.

Shishigina was banned between 1996 and 1998 for failing a drug test.[2] She holds a rank of Major in the Border Guard Service of Kazakhstan.[3]

Personal bests[edit]

Date Event Venue Time Note
27 June 1995 100 m hurdles Luzern 12.44 Asian record
5 March 1999 60 m hurdles Maebashi 7.86
27 May 2000 100 m Almaty 11.13

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olga Shishigina. sports-reference
  2. ^ Mackay, Duncan (20 January 2001) Walker aims to put the demons behind him. The Guardian
  3. ^ Казахстан встречает героев Олимпиады. spy.kz. 21 August 2008

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Russia Tatyana Reshetnykova
Bulgaria Svetla Dimitrova
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1995
Succeeded by
Sweden Ludmila Engquist