Lyubov Polyanskaya

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Lyubov Polyanskaya
Lyubov Ivanovskaya at the European Cup in Antalya, 2011.
Personal information
Full nameLyubov Andreyevna Ivanovskaya Polyanskaya
Born (1989-06-20) 20 June 1989 (age 34)
Lyubov Ivanovskaya chasing Seear at the World Cup in Tiszaújváros, 2009.
Lyubov Ivanovskaya after the Triathlon de Dunkerque, 2010.

Lyubov Andreyevna Ivanovskaya Polyanskaya (Russian Любовь Андреевна Ивановская, also transliterated as Lubov or, e.g. by the ITU, as Liubov Ivanovskaya), born 20 June 1989, is a Russian professional triathlete from Yaroslavl and a permanent member of the Russian National Elite Team.[1] Lyubov Ivanovskaya's maiden name still appears in official ITU rankings, in official FTR documents, however, she is now referred to with her new surname Polyanskaya only.

Sports career[edit]

Lyubov Ivanovskaya attended a high performance sports school in Yaroslavl, the Специализированная детско-юношеская школа олимпийского резерва N. 7. In 2005, she was among the 60 excellent students who were granted 500 ruble a month by the governor of the Oblast Yaroslavl.[2] According to the Russian Triathlon Federation's ranking of the year 2009, she was number 4 of all Russian female Elite triathletes,[3] and number 7 in the Russian Cup ranking.[4] In the individual Elite ranking of the year 2010 Ivanovskaya is number 5.[5] At the 2010 Youth Spartakiad she placed 4th.[6] At the Russian Elite Aquathlon Championships 2011 Ivanovskaya won the bronze medal.[7]

Ivanovskaya also took part in various non ITU events, e.g. in Cyprus on 12 April 2009[8] and in Brazil on 28 February 2010.[9]

French Club Championship Series[edit]

In 2010 Lyubov Ivanovskaya took part in the prestigious French Club Championship series Lyonnaise des Eaux representing the club Sainte-Geneviève Triathlon. The only triathlon of this circuit she attended, however, was the opening triathlon at Dunkirk (23 May 2010). Though placing 44th, Ivanovskaya was among the three triathlètes classants l'équipe and the second best runner of her club behind Alexandra Razarenova.

ITU Competitions[edit]

In the seven years from 2004 to 2010, Ivanovskaya took part in 25 ITU competitions and achieved 10 top ten positions. The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the Athlete's Profile Page.[10] Unless indicated otherwise, the events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and belong to the Elite category.

Date Competition Place Rank
  2004-10-27   European Cup Alanya[11] 22
  2005-10-26   Premium European Cup Alanya 31
  2006-10-18   European Cup (Junior) Alanya 7
  2007-06-29   European Championships (Junior) Copenhagen 19
  2007-08-30   BG World Championships (Junior) Hamburg 39
  2007-10-24   European Cup (Junior) Alanya 5
  2008-05-10   European Championships (Junior) Lisbon 15
  2008-06-05   BG World Championships (Junior) Vancouver 25
  2008-09-06   European Championships (U23) Pulpí DNF
  2008-10-26   Premium European Cup Alanya 19
  2009-07-05   Premium Asian Cup Burabay 2
  2009-07-12   Asian Cup Kokshetau DNF
  2009-08-09   World Cup Tiszaújváros 31
  2009-08-23   European Cup Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) 12
  2009-08-30   Premium European Cup Kedzierzyn Kozle 14
  2009-10-10   Asian Cup Palembang 2
  2009-10-10   Aquathlon Asian Championships Palembang 2
  2009-10-17   Premium Asian Cup Hong Kong 6
  2009-11-08   World Cup Huatulco 17
  2010-05-30   African Cup Larache 7
  2010-08-28   European Championships (U23) Vila Nova de Gaia (Porto) 7
  2010-09-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final: U23 World Championship Budapest 16
  2010-10-16   World Cup Tongyeong DNF
  2010-10-24   Premium European Cup Alanya 7
  2010-11-13   Premium European Cup Eilat 9
  2011-04-03   European Cup Antalya 15
  2011-04-17   World Cup Ishigaki DNF
  2011-07-03   European Cup Penza 5

BG = the sponsor British Gas · DNF = did not finish


  1. ^ See Retrieved 4 April 2013.
  2. ^ See Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  3. ^ See "Официальный сайт федерации триатлона России". Archived from the original on 2011-10-09. Retrieved 2010-05-25.. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  4. ^ See "Официальный сайт федерации триатлона России". Archived from the original on 2011-10-09. Retrieved 2010-05-25.. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  5. ^ See Archived 2011-07-09 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  6. ^ See Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  7. ^ See "Официальный сайт федерации триатлона России". Archived from the original on 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2011-05-02.. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  8. ^ See Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  9. ^ See Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  10. ^ See [1]. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
  11. ^ This competition is missing in the ITU lists of all participating athletes, though it may be found in this hidden place: Archived 2012-08-13 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2 May 2010.

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