1994 European Athletics Championships – Women's triple jump

The final of the Women's Triple Jump event at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki, Finland was held on Thursday August 20, 1994.[1] There were a total number of 26 participating athletes including one non-starter, with two qualifying groups. The top twelve and ties, and all those reaching 14.20 metres advanced to the final. The qualification round was held in Wednesday August 19, 1994. The event was included for the first time at the European Athletics Championships.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Anna Biryukova
Russia (RUS)
Silver   Inna Lasovskaya
Russia (RUS)
Bronze   Inessa Kravets
Ukraine (UKR)

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

8 August

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
  Anna Biryukova   Russia 14.89
(w: 1.1 m/s)
  Inna Lasovskaya   Russia 14.85 w
(w: 3.1 m/s)
  Inessa Kravets   Ukraine 14.67 w
(w: 2.1 m/s)
4 Iolanda Chen   Russia 14.48 w
(w: 2.2 m/s)
5 Rodica Petrescu   Romania 14.42
(w: 0.8 m/s)
6 Šárka Kašpárková   Czech Republic 13.98
(w: 1.6 m/s)
7 Ramona Molzan   Germany 13.82
(w: 1.6 m/s)
8 Helga Radtke   Germany 13.77
(w: 0.7 m/s)
9 Concepción Paredes   Spain 13.68
(w: -0.2 m/s)
10 Michelle Griffith   United Kingdom 13.60
(w: 0.9 m/s)
11 Rachel Kirby   United Kingdom 13.45
(w: 0.7 m/s)
Sofiya Bozhanova   Bulgaria DQ Doping

: Sofiya Bozhanova ranked initially 4th (14.58m (w: +1.1 m/s)), but was tested positive for amphetamine and disqualified for infringement of IAAF doping rules.[2]

QualificationEdit

7 August

Group AEdit

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Inna Lasovskaya   Russia 14.33
(w: 1.7 m/s)
Q
2 Inessa Kravets   Ukraine 14.08
(w: 0.7 m/s)
Q
3 Anna Biryukova   Russia 13.94
(w: -1.7 m/s)
Q
4 Concepción Paredes   Spain 13.78
(w: -0.2 m/s)
q
5 Rachel Kirby   United Kingdom 13.64
(w: 1.1 m/s)
q
6 Michelle Griffith   United Kingdom 13.64
(w: -0.1 m/s)
q
7 Betty Lise   France 13.35
(w: -0.9 m/s)
8 Petra Laux   Germany 13.18
(w: -1.3 m/s)
9 Yelena Stakhova   Belarus 13.14
(w: 0.2 m/s)
10 Marika Salminen   Finland 12.97
(w: 0.2 m/s)
11 Anni Paananen   Finland 12.95
(w: 0.1 m/s)
Iva Prandzheva   Bulgaria NM
Olympia Menelaou   Cyprus DNS

Group BEdit

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Iolanda Chen   Russia 14.15
(w: 0.1 m/s)
Q
2 Ramona Molzan   Germany 13.96
(w: 0.9 m/s)
Q
3 Rodica Petrescu   Romania 13.89
(w: -0.9 m/s)
Q
4 Šárka Kašpárková   Czech Republic 13.87
(w: 1.3 m/s)
Q
5 Helga Radtke   Germany 13.84
(w: -1.7 m/s)
q
6 Barbara Lah   Italy 13.59
(w: 0.3 m/s)
7 Valérie Guiyoule   France 13.55
(w: -0.2 m/s)
8 Ashia Hansen   United Kingdom 13.45
(w: 0.8 m/s)
9 Natalya Klimovets   Belarus 13.37
(w: 1.7 m/s)
10 Carina Kjellman   Finland 13.34
(w: 0.5 m/s)
11 Virge Naeris   Estonia 13.16
(w: -0.7 m/s)
12 Jeļena Blaževiča   Latvia 13.02
(w: -1.4 m/s)
Sofiya Bozhanova   Bulgaria DQ Q

: Sofiya Bozhanova initially reached the final (14.08m (w: -1.7 m/s)), but was disqualified later for infringement of IAAF doping rules.[2]

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 25 athletes from 14 countries participated in the event.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 460–470, retrieved 13 August 2014
  2. ^ a b Athletics/Looking back at 1994 - Records and doping got the limelight - The season belonged to the men who did much more, New Straits Times, December 22, 1994, p. 23, retrieved October 1, 2014