2006 European Athletics Championships – Women's 20 kilometres walk

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Events at the
2006 European
Athletics Championships

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The Women's 20 km walk event at the 2006 European Championships was held on August 9, 2006 in Gothenburg, Sweden, with the start at 17:15h.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Belarus Ryta Turava
Belarus (BLR)
Silver Russia Olga Kaniskina
Russia (RUS)
Bronze Italy Elisa Rigaudo
Italy (ITA)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
WL world leading
AR area record
NR national record
Personal Best personal best
Season Best season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2006 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Olimpiada Ivanova (RUS) 1:24.50 March 4, 2001 Russia Adler, Russia
Event Record  Olimpiada Ivanova (RUS) 1:26.42 August 7, 2002 Germany Munich, Germany

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ryta Turava (BLR) 1:27:08
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Olga Kaniskina (RUS) 1:28:35
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Elisa Rigaudo (ITA) 1:28:37 Season Best
4  Kjersti Plätzer (NOR) 1:28:45
5  Claudia Stef (ROM) 1:29:27 Season Best
6  Sabine Zimmer (GER) 1:29:56
7  Sylwia Korzeniowska (POL) 1:30:31 NR
8  Vera Santos (POR) 1:30:41 Personal Best
9  Jolanta Dukure (LAT) 1:31:02 NR
10  Melanie Seeger (GER) 1:31:29
11  Ana Maria Groza (ROM) 1:31:35
12  Inês Henriques (POR) 1:31:58
13  Zuzana Malíková (SVK) 1:32:14 NR
14  Susana Feitor (POR) 1:32:19
15  María Vasco (ESP) 1:32:50 Season Best
16  Gisella Orsini (ITA) 1:33:10 Season Best
17  Galina Kolpakova (RUS) 1:33:39
18  Rossella Giordano (ITA) 1:33:56
19  María José Poves (ESP) 1:35:03
20  Beatriz Pascual (ESP) 1:36:03
21  Sonata Milušauskaitė (LTU) 1:36:20
22  Monica Svensson (SWE) 1:38:25
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
 Kristina Saltanovič (LTU) DNF
DISQUALIFIED (DSQ)
 Elena Ginko (BLR) DSQ

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