Nataliia Lupu

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Nataliia Lupu
Athletissima 2012 - Nataliya Lupu.jpg
Nataliia Lupu, Athletissima 2012.
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Ukraine
World Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Istanbul 800 m
European Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Gothenburg 800 m
Silver medal – second place 2015 Prague 800 m

Nataliia Lupu (born 4 November 1987 in Marshyntsi) is a Ukrainian athlete of Romanian descent, who specializes in 800 metres.

Career[edit]

She finished fourth at the 2006 World Junior Championships. She competed at the 2009 European Indoor Championships, the 2009 World Championships and the 2010 World Indoor Championships.[1]

At the 2014 World Indoor Championships, she tested positive for the use of a prohibited stimulant, methylhexaneamine, receiving a 9-month ban. The ban lasted from 7 March 2014 to 21 January 2015.[2]

In May 2017, she was disqualified for 8 years until 26 December 2024.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ukraine
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 25th (h) 800m 2:09.30
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 4th 800m 2:05.05
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:36.97
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 13th (h) 800m 2:08.81
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 2nd 800m 2:01.08
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.78
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 2nd 800 m 1:59.67
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 18th (sf) 800 m 2:01.63
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 800 m 2:00.26
World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 800 m 1:59.79
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland DSQ (5th) 800 m DSQ (2:01.17)
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 3rd 800 m 2:02.25
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.39
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 6th 800 m 1:58.99
6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.94
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th (sf) 800 m 2:01.74
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil DSQ (22nd) 800 m DSQ (2:02.10)

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (m:s) Venue Date
400 m 52.91 Vinnytsia, Ukraine 15 August 2011
800 m 1:58.46 Yalta, Ukraine 14 June 2012

References[edit]