Anna Avdeyeva

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Anna Avdeyeva
Personal information
Born (1985-04-06) April 6, 1985 (age 34)
Orenburg, Soviet Union
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
Country Russia
Event(s)Shot Put
Updated on 6 August 2012.

Anna Mikhailovna Avdeyeva (Russian: Анна Микайовна Авдеева; also known as Anna Avdeeva, born 6 April 1985 in Orenburg) is a Russian shot putter. She was fifth at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and improved to fourth at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships. Her personal best throw is 20.07 metres, achieved in July 2009 in Cheboksary.

She finished eighth at the 2002 World Junior Championships, won the silver medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships and finished eighth at the 2005 Summer Universiade. She also competed at the 2007 World Championships without reaching the finals.

Avdeyeva failed an out-of-competition doping test in July 2013 and was given a two-year ban from competitive athletics.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 8th Shot put 15.83 m
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 1st Shot put 16.71 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 2nd Shot put 17.13 m
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 6th Shot put 16.52 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 8th Shot put 16.18 m
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 3rd Shot put 17.47 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th (q) Shot put 18.19 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 12th (q) Shot put 17.79 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 6th Shot put 17.96 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th Shot put 19.66 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd Shot put 19.47 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd Shot put 19.39 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st Shot put 18.70 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 7th Shot put 19.54 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 24th (q) Shot put 17.47 m


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