Yevgeniya Zinurova

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Yevgeniya Grigoryevna Zinurova (Russian: Евгения Григорьевна Зинурова; born November 16, 1982) is a Russian runner who specializes in the 800 metres. She was born in Zlatoust in Russia's Chelyabinsk Oblast. She has personal bests of 1:58.04 minutes for the 800 m and 4:10.26 minutes for the 1500 metres.

She won the Russian title over 800 m in 2008 and made her international debut two years later at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, where she finished sixth in the final. On her following appearance for Russia she won the gold medal at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships.[1] However, abnormalities in her biological passport signified doping and she was disqualified and banned for two years, running from September 2011 to 2013.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar DQ (6th) 800 m DQ (2:01.68)
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France DQ (1st) 800 m DQ (2:00.19)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zinurova talks European title tactics and getting a champion hair cut. European Athletics (2011-03-16). Retrieved on 2012-07-07.
  2. ^ London 2012 Olympics: Russian athletics trio banned for doping offences. Daily Telegraph (2012-07-03). Retrieved on 2012-07-07.