Irina Shevchenko

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Irina Shevchenko, née Korotya (Russian: Ирина Шевченко; born 2 September 1975 in Frunze, Kyrgyz SSR) is a Russian hurdler.

Her personal best time is 12.67 seconds, achieved in July 2004 in Tula. She equalled this time in the 2004 Olympic semi final. Reaching the hurdles final at the 2004 Olympic Games, she unfortunately fell after Perdita Felicien stumbled into her.

She did not compete during the 2000, 2002 or 2006 seasons.

She is coached by Valentin Maslakov and her husband Dmitriy Shevchenko.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1997 Universiade Catania, Italy 4th 100 m h 13.29
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 1st 100m hurdles 12.97 (wind: +1.9m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.41
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 100 m h 12.85
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 3rd 100 m h 12.77
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 8th 60 m h 8.09
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 5th 60 m h 8.02
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 100 m h 12.97
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 4th 60 m h 8.01