Zoya Ivanova

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Zoya Ivanova (Зоя Иванова; born March 14, 1952 in Petropavl, Kazakh SSR) is a retired long-distance runner from Kazakhstan, who represented the Soviet Union in the women's marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

She was the 1982 winner of the Tokyo International Women's Marathon. Ivanova was runner-up 1987 World Championships, taking the marathon silver medal.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1982 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:34:26
European Championships Athens, Greece 8th Marathon 2:42:43
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd Marathon 2:43:27
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd Marathon 2:32:28
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 9th Marathon 2:30:25
1989 Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States 1st Marathon 2:34:42
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 1st Marathon 2:34:38