Galina Bogomolova

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Galina Yevgeniyevna Bogomolova (Russian: Галина Евгеньевна Богомолова) (born 15 October 1977) is a Russian long-distance runner, who specializes in the 10,000 metres and the marathon.

Bogomolova won the Rome City Marathon in 2008 in 2:22:53, which was the fastest marathon recorded in Italy at the time.[1] Two years earlier she had set her personal best of 2:20:47, realized in the 2006 Chicago Marathon.

Bogomolova has also had success in cross country running: she took individual silver and team gold at the 2002 European Cross Country Championships and won the 2002 edition of the Lotto Cross Cup Brussels.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 18th (h) 3000m 9:42.99
12th 5000m 16:32.51
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 7th 5000m 15:58.60
7th 10,000m 33:48.43
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 6th 3000 m 8:50.62
World Championships Paris, France 6th 10,000 m 30:26.20
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 11th 3000 m 9:17.15
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 10,000 m 30:33.75
World Half Marathon Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th Half marathon 1:10:34
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 10,000 m 30:35.90
2008 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st Marathon 2:22:53
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China Marathon DNF

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sampaolo, Diego (2008-03-16). Bogomolova conquers Rome in 2:22:53, Kiptoo takes men’s title. IAAF. Retrieved on 8 February 2010.

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