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.


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]


  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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