Tatyana Polnova

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Tatyana Polnova (Russian: Татья́на Полнова), née Zaykova (За́йкова, born 20 April 1979) is a Russian pole vaulter. Between 1998 and 2002 she competed for Turkey under the Turkish name Tuna Köstem. She is currently Fenerbahçe Athletics Club member.

Her personal best is 4.78 metres, achieved in September 2004 in Monaco.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 8th 3.75 m
Representing  Turkey
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 10th 3.90 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 24th (q) 3.80 m
Representing  Russia
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 1st 4.70 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st 4.68 m
2004 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd 4.78 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 5th 4.60 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 4.50 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 3rd 4.50 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 4.65 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th 4.60 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th 4.40 m