Yelena Prokhorova

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Yelena Prokhorova (Russian: Елена Владимировна Прохорова; born April 16, 1978) is a Russian heptathlete who won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She is also the 2001 world champion in this event. She was born at Kemerovo, in Siberia.

In 2005 she tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test. She was suspended by the IAAF from October 2005 to October 2006. [1]


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 2nd Heptathlon
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Pentathlon
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 2nd Heptathlon
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 1st Heptathlon
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 1st Pentathlon
2003 World Championships Paris, France 4th Heptathlon
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 4th Heptathlon
Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 5th Heptathlon

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