Irina Gordeeva

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Gordeeva in 2012.

Irina Andreyevna Gordeeva (Russian: Ирина Андреевна Гордеева; born 9 October 1986, St. Petersburg[1]) is a Russian high jumper.

She finished seventh at the 2003 World Youth Championships, ninth at the 2004 World Junior Championships, fifth at the 2009 European Indoor Championships and fifth at the 2009 World Athletics Final. She competed at the 2010 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.[2]

Her personal best is 2,04 metres, achieved in August 2012 in Eberstadt.[2] It is 5th result ever among Russian high jumpers after Anna Chicherova (2,07 m), Mariya Lasitskene (2,06 m), Elena Slesarenko (2,06 m) and Tamara Bykova (2,05 m).

Gordeeva won a bronze medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki on 28 June.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 7th 1.75 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 9th 1.80 m
2005 European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 4th 1.82 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 5th 1.92 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 10th (q) 1.89 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th (q) 1.90 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 4th 1.86 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 9th (q) 1.92 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 1.92 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 10th 1.93 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 9th 1.93 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 13th (q) 1.92 m
Competing as neutral
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th (q) 1.89 m


  1. ^ "Irina Gordeyeva Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2016-05-07. 
  2. ^ a b Irina Gordeeva profile at IAAF