Tatyana Efimenko

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Tatyana Efimenko (born 2 January 1981 in Frunze, Kyrgyz SSR) is a female high jumper from Kyrgyzstan. Her personal best jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in July 2003 in Rome.

She won the bronze medal at the 1998 World Junior Championships and finished fifth at the 2002 IAAF World Cup. She competed at the World Championships in 1999 and 2005 without reaching the finals there. At the Olympic Games she exited in the qualifying round in 2000 and 2004, failing to clear the opening height in the former. On the regional level she won the Asian Championships in 2002 and 2005 as well as the 2002 Asian Games. She took the silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Kyrgyzstan
1997 Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 1st 1.77 m
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 3rd 1.84 m
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 4th 1.84 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 32nd (q) 1.80 m
Asian Junior Championships Singapore 1st 1.88 m
2000 Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 3rd 1.80 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia – (q) NM
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 1st 1.92 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 1.90 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 12th (q) 1.90 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 23rd (q) 1.89 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland – (q) NM
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 1st 1.92 m
2006 Asian Indoor Championships Pattaya, Thailand 2nd 1.91 m
World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 16th (q) 1.86 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 1.91 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 1st 1.94 m
2008 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 1.91 m
World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 17th (q) 1.81 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China – (q) NM
2009 Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 4th 1.87 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 5th 1.87 m