Irina Bogacheva

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Irina Bogacheva
Personal information
Born30 May 1961 (1961-05-30) (age 57)
Rome, Italy
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Marathon – 2:26:27 (2000)[1][2]

Irina Bogacheva (Russian: Ирина Богачева; born 30 May 1961) is a retired Kyrgyzstani long-distance runner. She competed in the marathon at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics with the best result of 14th place in 2000.[1]

Bogacheva consistently ran fast marathons and she has the most sub 2:35 (35), sub 2:40 (59) and sub 2:50 (70) marathon times by a female runner.[3]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd Marathon 2:34:09
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 17th Marathon 2:43:30
1989 World Student Games Duisburg, West Germany 1st Marathon 2:35:09
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd Marathon 2:36:25
Representing  Kyrgyzstan
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st Marathon 2:35:44
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 14th Marathon 2:29:55
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece Marathon DNF


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1987 Athens Classic Marathon Athens, Greece 1st 2:43:37
1991 Italian Marathon Carpi, Emilia-Romagna 1st 2:28:57
1992 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco 1st 2:36:54
1995 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, United States 1st 2:34:11
1997 Belgrade Marathon Belgrade 1st 2:34:57
Grandma's Marathon Duluth, United States 1st 2:38:44
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu 2nd 2:34:01
1998 Belgrade Marathon Belgrade 1st 2:32:07
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu 1st 2:33:27
1999 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu 1st 2:32:36
Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States 1st 2:30:32
Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon San Diego 1st 2:28:46
Chicago Marathon Chicago 5th 2:27:46
2000 Boston Marathon Boston 2nd 2:26:27
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu 6th 2:35:54
2001 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 14th 2:32:28
Milan Marathon Milan 5th 2:35:27
Hong Kong Marathon Hong Kong, PR China 1st 2:33:43
2002 Twin Cities Marathon Minneapolis-St. Paul 1st 2:29:39
Honolulu Marathon Honolulu 5th 2:33:35
2003 Nagoya Marathon Nagoya 3rd 2:28:17
Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon San Diego 1st 2:29:52
2004 Nagoya Marathon Nagoya 14th 2:35:56
Salt Lake City Marathon Salt Lake City 2nd 2:33:02
Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon San Diego 9th 2:57:41
2005 Nagoya Marathon Nagoya 20th 2:37:04
Knoxville Marathon Knoxville 1st 2:41:43
Salt Lake City Marathon Salt Lake City 3rd 2:37:48


  1. ^ a b Irina Bogacheva Archived 6 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference
  2. ^ Irina Bogacheva.
  3. ^ Nth-Best Performances.

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