Ryta Turava

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Ryta Turava (Belarusian Рыта Турава; Russian Rita Turova, Рита Турова, born 28 December 1980) is an athlete from Belarus, competing in race walking. She was born in Vitebsk.

Her sister, Alesya Turava, is also a successful athlete, champion of Belarus in track and field (1500 metres: bronze medalist at the 2002 European Indoor Championships.

The all-time all-time women's 10-km race-walk record is held by Margarita Turova, at 42:05.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belarus
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 20 km DNF
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 4th 20 km
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 20 km
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 1st 20 km
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 20 km
2007 European Race Walking Cup Leamington Spa, Great Britain 1st 20 km
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 10th 20 km


  1. ^ "Women's non-legal 10km road walk". Alltime-athletics.com. Retrieved March 2, 2013.