Liliya Nurutdinova

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Liliya Nurutdinova
Medal record
Women's athletics
Olympic Games
Representing the  Unified Team
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona 4x400 m relay
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 800 m
World Championships
Representing  Soviet Union
Gold medal – first place 1991 Tokyo 800 m

Liliya Foatovna Nurutdinova (Russian: Лилия Фоатовна Нурутдинова; born December 15, 1963) is a retired middle distance runner who represented the Soviet Union and the Unified Team.

Her greatest achievement was the 1992 Olympic silver medal when she ran the 800 m in 1:55.99 min. She was born in Naberezhnye Chelny, TASSR.

Doping ban[edit]

At the 1993 World Championships in Athletics Nurutdinova tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol, and she was subsequently disqualified and handed a 4-year ban from sport.[1][2][3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 800 m 1:57.52
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3rd 800 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 1st 800 m
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 2nd 800 m
1st 4 × 400 m relay
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany DQ (7th) 800 m Doping

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Hersh: Dopers, Ex-dopers And `Hmmm' Take Spotlight, Chicago Tribune, 22 August 1993
  2. ^ Liliya Nurutdinova, Sports-Reference.com
  3. ^ Butler, Mark (2015). "Doping violations at IAAF World Championships". IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Statistics Handbook. Monaco: IAAF. pp. 75–78. 

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