Yelena Prokhorova

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Yelena Vladimirovna Prokhorova (Russian: Елена Владимировна Прохорова; born April 16, 1978) is a Russian heptathlete who won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She is also the 2001 world champion in this event. She was born at Kemerovo, in Siberia.

In 2005 she tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test. She was suspended by the IAAF from October 2005 to October 2006.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Heptathlon 6011 pts
2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 2nd Heptathlon 6531 pts
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Pentathlon 4711 pts
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 2nd Heptathlon 6576 pts
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 1st Heptathlon 6694 pts
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 1st Pentathlon 4622 pts
2003 World Championships Paris, France 4th Heptathlon 6452 pts
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 4th Heptathlon 6354 pts
Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 5th Heptathlon 6289 pts

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