Olesya Zykina

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Olesya Zykina
Personal information
Born October 7, 1980 (1980-10-07) (age 35)
Kaluga, Russia

Olesya Nikolaevna Zykina (Russian: Олеся Николаевна Зыкина, born October 7, 1980 in Kaluga) is a Russian athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres. In addition to winning medals in individual contests, she has been a very successful relay runner, winning the silver medal at the 2004 Olympics.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 8th 100m 11.88 (wind: +1.7 m/s)
2nd 4×400m relay 3:32.35
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisboa, Portugal 3rd 400 m 51.71
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.00
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th 400 m 50.93
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.92
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 1st 400 m 50.45
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.59
World Cup Madrid, Spain 3rd 400 m 50.67
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, UK 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.45
World Championships Paris, France 6th 400 m 50.59
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.91
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 5th 400 m 51.81
2004 Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.16
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 400 m 51.24
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 3rd 400 m 51.69

Personal bests[edit]

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