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