Maryna Maydanova

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Maryna Maydanova (Ukrainian: Марина Майданова, born 22 February 1982) is a Ukrainian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.

She won the gold medal at the 2003 European U23 Championships,[1] finished fourth at the 2004 World Indoor Championships and eighth at the 2004 World Athletics Final. She competed at the 1999 World Youth Championships, the 2003 World Indoor Championships, the 2003 World Championships, the 2004 Olympic Games and the 2005 World Championships without reaching the final.[2]

Maydanova won a bronze medal in the medley relay at the 1999 World Youth Championships.[3] In the 4 x 100 metres relay she competed at the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[4]

Her personal best times are 7.48 seconds in the 60 metres (indoor), achieved in March 2001 in Gomel; 11.37 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in June 2004 in Kiev; and 22.70 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Velenje.[2] She co-holds the Ukrainian record in the 4 x 100 metres relay.


  1. ^ "European U23 Championships and Cup". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Maryna Maydanova profile at IAAF
  3. ^ "Official Results - MEDLEY RELAY - Women - Final". IAAF. 18 July 1999. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Maryna Maidanova". Retrieved 20 March 2010.