Olga Ryabinkina

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Olga Sergeyevna Ryabinkina (Russian: Ольга Серге́евна Рябинкина; born September 24, 1976 in Bryansk) is a female shot putter from Russia.

She finished tenth at the 2000 Summer Olympics. At the 2004 Summer Olympics she failed to progress from the initial round.

In 2005, she achieved a personal best throw with 19.65 metres and won bronze at the European Indoor and silver at the World Championships. Eight years later she was pronounced 2005 World champion when a retest of Nadzeya Ostapchuks dopingsample revealed that she had been doping.[1]

In 2006, she won the bronze medal at the World Indoor Championships, finished fourth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships and second at the World Cup, the latter in a season best of 19.54 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th Shot put 15.31 m
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 3rd Shot put 16.55 m
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 4th Shot put 17.56 m
4th Discus throw 56.06 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 10th Shot put 17.85 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 16th (q) Shot put 17.74 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 12th (q) Shot put 18.00 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 3rd Shot put 18.83 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st Shot put 19.64 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd Shot put 19.24 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th Shot put 19.02 m
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd Shot put 18.16 m


  1. ^ "Revision of results following sanctions of Tsikhan and Ostapchuk". iaaf.org. IAAF. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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