Yelena Sipatova

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Yelena Sipatova (born 7 June 1955) is a retired long-distance runner from the Soviet Union, and a former winner of the Rome City Marathon (1995).


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1981 World Cross Country Championships Madrid, Spain 1st Team
3rd Individual
1982 World Cross Country Championships Rome, Italy 1st Team
European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 3000 m
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 3000 m
World Cross Country Championships Gateshead, England 2nd Team
Representing  Russia
1995 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st Marathon 2:32:57
Lille Marathon Lille, France 1st Marathon 2:36:21


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Norway Grete Waitz
Women's 3000 m Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Romania Maricica Puică