Svetlana Kitova

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Svetlana Alexandrovna Kitova (Russian: Светлана Александровна Китова; 25 June 1960 – 20 November 2015) was a middle-distance runner who represented the USSR and later Russia. Born in Dushanbe, Kitova's greatest achievements were the 1989 World Indoor silver medal as well as two European Indoor gold medals. Her personal best 1500 metres time was 4:01.02 in Kiev on 2 August 1988.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 800 m 2:01.28
1985 Universiade Kobe, Japan 1st 1500 m 4:07.12
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 1st 1500 m 4:14.25
European Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th 1500 m 4:04.74
1987 European Indoor Championships Lievin, France 2nd 1500 m 4:09.01
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 3rd 1500 m 4:07.59
Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 2nd 1500 m 4:03.03
World Championships Rome, Italy 9th 1500 m 4:04.66
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 3rd 1500 m 4:08.36
World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 1500 m 4:05.71

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