Tatyana Biryulina

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Tatyana Biryulina (born 16 July 1955, Tashkent) is a former javelin thrower from the Soviet Union, who set the world record and world's best year performance in 1980. She made her mark (70.08 m) at a pre-Olympic trial in Podolsk on 12 July 1980. She competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, finishing in sixth place (65.08 m), and ended her athletics career soon afterwards.[1]


  1. ^ IAAF Profile, www2.iaaf.org; accessed 17 November 2014.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
East Germany Ruth Fuchs
Women's Javelin Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Bulgaria Antoaneta Todorova