Roman Smirnov (athlete)

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Roman Smirnov
Personal information
Full name Роман Петрович Смирнов
Nationality  RUS
Born (1984-09-02) September 2, 1984 (age 29)
St. Petersburg
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Club Russian Army, Moscow

Roman Petrovich Smirnov (born 2 September 1984) is a Russian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres. His personal best time is 20.57 seconds, achieved in June 2008 in Chania. He also has 10.38 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Zhukovsky; and 6.74 seconds in the 60 metres, achieved in December 2005 in Omsk.[1]

He was born in Leningrad. He won the silver medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships, and competed at the 2002 World Junior Championships, the 2006 European Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.[1]

Major competitions record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 200 m 20.86
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 2nd 4x100 m relay 39.67
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (qf) 4x100 m relay 20.93
4th 200 m 39.29
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 12th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.08
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 20th (qf) 200 m 20.62
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 1st 4x100 m relay 39.21
World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th (qf) 200 m 20.72
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 19th (sf) 60 m 6.74
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 4x100 m relay 6.74
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 8th 4x100 m relay DQ
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.01

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roman Smirnov profile at IAAF