Firiya Sultanova

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Firiya Rifkatovna Sultanova-Zhdanova (Russian: Фирая Рифкатовна Султанова-Жданова; born April 29, 1961 in Tyukovo, Tatarstan) is a retired female long-distance runner from Russia. She set her personal best in the women's marathon on June 21, 2003 in Duluth, Minnesota, clocking 2:27:05. Sultanova represented Russia at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where she failed to reach the final of the women's 10,000 metres competition.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th Marathon 2:37:59
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 12th Marathon 2:36:50
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 14th Marathon 2:30:45
2000 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 11th Marathon 2:32:21
Omsk Marathon Omsk, Russia 2nd Marathon 2:36:07
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 12th Marathon 2:30:58
2003 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, United States 1st Marathon 2:27:05
2004 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, United States 1st Marathon 2:35:08
2006 Houston Marathon Houston, United States 1st Marathon 2:32:25
2007 Houston Marathon Houston, United States 3rd Marathon 2:39:06
2008 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 13th Marathon 2:47:17

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