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Oksana Udmurtova wins in Padova
31.08.2008
Oksana Udmurtova won the womens triple jump at the Meeting Citta di Padova setting a meeting record of 14.85m. Tatyana Lebedeva placed second with 14.77m, and Anna Pyatykh was third with 14.74m.

Isinbayeva wins in Zurich
30.08.2008
Yelena Isinbayeva won the womens pole vault at the Weltklasse, the 5th leg of the IAAF Golden League. She cleared 4.88m.

Silver and Bronze in 4x400m Relays
23.08.2008
Russian womens team (Y. Guschina, L. Litvinova, T. Firova, A. Kapachinskaya) finished second in the 4x400m Relay final at the Olympics in Beijing clocking 3:18.82. Mens team (M. Dyldin, V. Frolov, A. Kokorin, D. Alekseyev) finished third setting a national record of 2:58.06.

Anna Chicherova takes womens high jump bronze
23.08.2008
Anna Chicherova placed third in the womens high jump final at the Olympic Games in Beijing. She cleared 2.03m repeating her personal best. Defending Olympic Champion Yelena Slesarenko placed fourth clearing 2.01. Svetlana Shkolina was 14th with 1.93.

Yevgeniy Lukyanenko takes mens pole vault silver
22.08.2008
Yevgeniy Lekyanenko took the silver medal in the mens pole vault at the Olympics in Beijing. He cleared 5.85m. The winner was Austrlias Steven Hooker who set an Olympic record of 5.96m.

Tatyana Lebedeva takes silver in long jump
22.08.2008
Tatyana Lebedeva placed second in the womens long jump at the Olympic Games in Beijing achieving a season best of 7.03m, 1cm behind of the winner, Maurren Higa Maggi of Brazil.

Russia wins in womens 4x100m
22.08.2008
At the Olympic Games, Russian team won the womens 4x100m Relay clocking a season best of 42.31 sec.

Tatyana Chernova becomes bronze medalist
22.08.2008
Tatyana Cheronva became the Olympic bronze medalist in the womens heptathlon after the disqualification of Lyudmila Blonska of Ukraine. Hyles Fountain of the USA got the silver medal.

Denis Nizhegorodov takes bronze in 50kmRW
22.08.2008
Denis Nizhegorodov finished third in the mens 50kmRW at the Olympic Games in Beijing clocking 3:40:14. Sergey Kirdyapkin did not finish, and Igor Yerokhin did not start.

Mariya Abakumova: Olympic silver with Russian record!
21.08.2008
Mariya Abakumova placed second in the womens javelin throw at the Olympic Games in Beijing setting a Russian record of 70.78m. The Champion was Barbora Spotakova of Czech who set an European record of 71.42m.

Silnov adds to Shakhtys Olympic record reputation
19.08.2008
The score 16 4 is an important one for Andrey Silnov. It is the result of the vote in the Russian Olympic Committee that sent him to Beijing. Originally, it may be recalled, he was not in the squad, finishing fourth in the Russian championships.

Isinbayeva 5.05m World Pole Vault record in Beijing!
18.08.2008
For the second straight Olympic Games, Yelena Isinbayeva set a new World record in the Pole Vault.

Tatyana Lebedeva takes silver
17.08.2008
Tatyana Lebedeva won the silver medal in the womens triple jump at the Olympic Games in Beijing. She achieved 15.32, 7cm less than the winner Françoise Mbango Eton of Cameroon. Viktoriya Gurova placed 7th with 14.77 and Anna Pyatykh was 8th with 14.73m.

Galkina-Samitova improves her World Steeplechase record
17.08.2008
Russias Gulnara Galkina-Samitova this evening improved her World record in the womens 3000m Steeplechase when winning the inaugural Olympic title in this event in front of a capacity 91,000 audience on the third evening of athletics competition in the Birds Nest.

Borchin prevails as Saransk race walking school finally makes it to top of Olympic podium
16.08.2008
Beijing Olympic organisers put down a 4mm thick matt along the course for the mens 20km Race Walk today and it turned into a magic carpet ride for Russias 21-year-old Valeriy Borchin. Inevitably, he thanked his coach and the President of the Republic of Mordovia.

Russian Winter scheduled
15.08.2008
The IAAF Council has confirmed the IAAF 2009 Calendar at its meeting in Beijing. The Russian Winter will take place at the CSKA Arena on 1 February.

Mariya Konovalova sets 10.000m PB
15.08.2008
In the womens 10.000m final, Mariya Konovalova finished fifth setting a personal best of 30:35.84 at the Olympic Games in Beijing today. Inga Abitova passed the finish line after Konovalova clocking 30:37.33.

All Russians in womens triple jump final
15.08.2008
Tatyana Lebedeva, Viktoriya Gurova and Anna Pyatykh qualified for the womens triple jump final after todays qualifications at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Lebedeva achieved 14.55 in her first attempt (qualification standard was 14.45m), Gurova did 14.78 in second one and Pyatykh jumped 14.45 in second attempt as well.

Bogdanova places fourth
15.08.2008
Anna Bogdanova is placing fourth in the womens heptathlon after Day 1 at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Her current result is 3922 points.

Russians successful performance in womens 3000mSt
15.08.2008
All the Russian athletes will compete in the womens 3000mSt final at the Olympic Games in Beijing after todays heats. Gulnara Galkina-Samitova won the 1st heat with the best time of the heats 9:15.17.

Yelena Isinbayeva named European Athlete of the Month for July
13.08.2008
Yelena Isinbayeva has been voted the European Athletes of the Month for July.

Russians win in Finland
04.08.2008
Yevgeniya Isakova won the womens 400mH at the Karelia Games athletics meeting held in Finland. She clocked 55.98sec. In addition, Russian athletes won some events of the meeting.

Abakumova sets Russian Javelin throw record
03.08.2008
Mariya Abakumova set a Russian and European U23 record in the womens Javelin throw achieving 67.25m at the Irkutsk Athletes Memorial held in Russian city of Irkutsk. She bettered the record of Tatyana Shikolenko by 5cm. Abakumovas result is the World third best mark behind Barbora Spotakovas 69.15m and Christina Obergfolls 67.72m.

Dmitrik and Zykina win in Germany
01.08.2008
Aleksey Dmitrik won the mens high jump at the Gala 2008 athletics meeting held in Wattenscheid, Germany. He cleared 2.24m. Olesya Zykina won the womens 400 clocking 51.94sec.

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