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Svetlana Ulmasova

Svetlana Ulmasova

Soviet distance runner
Svetlana Ulmasova
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Soviet distance runner
Was Runner Athlete Long-distance runner Middle-distance runner
From Russia
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 4 February 1953
Death 6 April 2009, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia (aged 56 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Svetlana Ulmasova (Russian: Светпана Упьмасова; born February 4, 1953 died 6 April 2009) was a long-distance runner from the Soviet Union and a former world record holder in the women's 3000 metres (outdoor). She was the 1979 World Cup 3,000 meter champion. She set the world record of 8:27.68 on July 25. 1982. She was a 2 time European Champion over 3,000 meters in 1978 and 1982. As well as a 5-time team medalist at the World Cross Country Championships, twice winning the gold. She is also current Uzbek record holder on 3000 and 5000 meters.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1978 European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 1st
3000 m
1979 World Cross Country Championships Limerick, Ireland 2nd Team Competition
1980 World Cross Country Championships Paris, France 1st Team Competition
1981 World Cross Country Championships Madrid, Spain 1st Team Competition
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st
3000 m
1983 World Cross Country Championships Gateshead, England 2nd Team Competition
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