Alina Gherasim

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Camelia Alina Gherasim (née Tecuţa) (born November 10, 1971 in Galaţi) is a Romanian long-distance runner. Gherasim competed in the marathon at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She has won a number of road races including the 1996 Paris Marathon, the 2005 Monaco Marathon (2:43:44),[1] and the 2006 California International Marathon (2:34:23).[2]

Doping[edit]

Gherasim tested positive for anabolic steroids at the Amsterdam Marathon in 2002 and received a two-year doping ban.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1996 Paris Marathon Paris, France 1st Marathon 2:29:32
Reims Marathon Reims, France 1st Marathon 2:34:01
1997 Paris Half Marathon Paris, France 1st Half marathon 1:09:37
Marrakech Marathon Marrakech, Morocco 1st Marathon
Paris Marathon Paris, France 2nd Marathon
World Championships Athens, Greece Marathon DNF
Bordeaux Marathon Bordeaux, France 2nd Marathon
1998 Paris Marathon Paris, France 2nd Marathon
European Championships Budapest, Hungary Marathon DNF
1999 Paris Marathon Paris, France 4th Marathon
World Championships Seville, Spain 25th Marathon 2:39:29
2000 Paris Marathon Paris, France 2nd Marathon 2:28:18
2001 Paris Marathon Paris, France 3rd Marathon 2:29:16
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 30th Marathon 2:38:19
2002 Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th DSQ Marathon 2:29:29
2005 Monaco Marathon Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st Marathon 2:43:44
2006 Marrakech Marathon Marrakech, Morocco 1st Marathon 2:43:49
Nagoya Marathon Nagoya, Japan 4th Marathon 2:29:30
Paris Marathon Paris, France 5th Marathon 2:31:16
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th Marathon 2:37:57
California International Marathon Sacramento, United States 1st Marathon 2:34:23
2007 Nagoya Marathon Nagoya, Japan 10th Marathon 2:32:33
Caen Marathon Caen, France 1st Marathon 2:42:22
World Championships Osaka, Japan 28th Marathon 2:41:40
2010 Caen Marathon Caen, France 1st Marathon 2:32:19

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/news/Kind=2/newsId=32586.html
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 16, 2009. Retrieved May 21, 2009. 
  3. ^ IAAF News n.60 February 2003, p. 7: POSITIVE CASES IN ATHLETICS, SANCTIONED DEFINITIVELY, ACCORDING TO INFORMATION RECEIVED BY THE IAAF AS OF 17 February 2003

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