Svetlana Zakharova (athlete)

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Frankfurt-Marathon 2007 (2.place)

Svetlana Vladimirovna Zakharova (Russian: Светлана Владимировна Захарова), (born 15 September 1970 in Chuvashia) is a Russian long-distance runner, who specializes in marathon races. She won several international marathons, such as: the Honolulu Marathon (1997, 2002 and 2009), the Chicago Marathon (2003) and the Boston Marathon (2003). She participated twice in the Olympic Games.

At the Olympic Games in 2008 at Beijing she finished 22nd in the marathon in 2:32:16.

Svetlana Zakharova has been married to her coach Nikolai Zacharov.

Frankfurt-Marathon 2007 (at this time first)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1997 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 1st Marathon 2:33:14
1998 Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, USA 5th Marathon
1998 World Half Marathon Championships Uster, Switzerland 13th Half marathon
Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, USA 2nd Marathon
1999 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 3rd Marathon 2:27:08
2000 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 10th Marathon 2:28:11
2001 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 2nd Marathon 2:24:04
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd Marathon 2:26:18
New York City Marathon New York City, USA 3rd Marathon 2:25:13
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 2nd Marathon 2:30:37
2002 World Half Marathon Championships Brussels, Belgium 12th Half marathon 1:09:48 PB
Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 4th Marathon 2:21:31
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 1st Marathon 2:29:08
2003 World Championships Paris, France 9th Marathon
Boston Marathon Boston, United States 1st Marathon
Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 1st Marathon
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th Marathon
2007 Frankfurt Marathon Frankfurt, Germany 2nd Marathon
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 22nd Marathon 2:32:16
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 15th Marathon 2:29:55
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 1st Marathon 2:28:34

Personal bests[edit]

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