Yelena Zhupiyeva-Vyazova

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Yelena Zhupiyeva-Vyazova (Russian: Елена Жупиева-Вязова; born April 18, 1960) is a retired female track and field athlete from Ukraine, who mainly competed in the women's 10,000 metres during her career.

She competed for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea, where she won the bronze medal in the women's 10,000 metres event.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th 3000 m 8.40.74
6th 10,000 m 31:42.99
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 10,000 m 31:09.40
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 10,000 m 31:19.82
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain heats 10,000 m DNF
IAAF World Cup Havana, Cuba 4th 10,000 m 33.59.99

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