Russia at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Russia at the
2011 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Russia.svg
National federation All-Russia Athletic Federation
in Daegu
Competitors 76
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 3 6 14

Russia competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

The All-Russia Athletic Federation has announced a squad of 83 athletes. Among the team of 34 men and 49 women are defending World champions Yaroslav Rybakov (High Jump), Valeriy Borchin (20 km Race Walk), Sergey Kirdyapkin (50 km Race Walk), and Olga Kaniskina (20 km Race Walk).[1]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 76 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 4 x 400 metres relay Yuriy Trambovetsky
High jump Yaroslav Rybakov
Women Marathon Elza Kireeva
Tatyana Pushkareva
4 x 100 metres relay Yuliya Katsura
4 x 400 metres relay Tatyana Firova
Triple jump Alsu Murtazina


The following competitors from Russia won medals at the Championships