Natalya Shikolenko

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Natalya Shikolenko (Belarusian: Натальля Шыкаленка; born August 1, 1964 in Andizhan, Uzbekistan) is a javelin thrower who represented USSR and later Belarus. She won an Olympic silver medal and a World Championship gold.

Her sister Tatyana Shikolenko is also a successful javelin thrower, first representing Belarus but switching to Russia in 1996.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 14th (q) Javelin 60.40 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 1st Javelin 61.62 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 12th Javelin 53.98 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 11th Javelin 58.82 m
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 2nd Javelin 68.26 m
Representing  Belarus
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd Javelin 65.64 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 14th (q) Javelin 55.08 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st Javelin 67.56 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th Javelin 58.56 m

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Norway Trine Hattestad
Women's Javelin Best Year Performance
1992
Succeeded by
Norway Trine Hattestad
Preceded by
Norway Trine Hattestad
Women's Javelin Best Year Performance
1994 – 1995
Succeeded by
Germany Steffi Nerius