Natalya Artyomova

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Natalya Perovna Artyomova (Russian: Наталья Петровна Артёмова; born January 5, 1963 in Rostov-on-Don) is a retired middle-distance runner from Russia, who was one of the leading athletes in the women's 1500 metres and 3000 metres during the 1980s.

On July 4, 1992 traces of a banned steroid were allegedly found in her urine sample. She was banned by track's world governing body IAAF pending a hearing.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 3000 m 8:47.98
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th 3000 m 8:31.67
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 1st 1500 m 4:09.48
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 9th 1500 m 4:12.16

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