Natalya Yevdokimova

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Yevdokimova (left) at the 2009 European Indoor Championships

Natalya Yevdokimova (Russian: Наталья Евдокимова, born 17 March 1978) is a Russian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres. Having run her first sub-four-minute 1500 m, she was selected for the 2004 Olympic Games where she finished fourth in the women's 1500 metres.

She was eighth at the 2004 IAAF World Athletics Final, but improved to win a bronze medal at the competition the following year. After a long period away from top-level competition, she returned for the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships, where she finished in sixth place. She went on to compete at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics later that year and finished in eighth in the women's 1500 m final.[1]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 metres - 2:02.78 min (2004)
  • 1500 metres outdoors - 4:07.72 min (2009)
  • 1500 metres indoors- 3:57.73 min (2005)
  • One mile - 4:29.29 min (2003)


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ukraine
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 8th 800m 2:10.77
Representing  Russia
2003 World Championships Paris, France 7th (semis) 800 m 2:01.17
2004 Olympic Games Olympia, Greece 4th 1500 m 3:59.05
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 8th 1500 m 4:07.80
2005 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 3rd 1500 m 4:00.60
2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 5th 1500 m 4:12.33
World Championships Berlin, Germany 8th 1500 m 4:07.71
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (sf) 1500 m 4:11.70


  1. ^ Evdokimova Natalya. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-04-27.

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