Anzhela Kravchenko

Anzhela Kravchenko (Ukrainian: Анжела Кравченко, born 25 January 1971) is a retired Ukrainian sprinter. She specialized in the 100 metres and 200 metres.

Anzhela Kravchenko
Medal record
Women's athletics
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 1997 Catania 100 m

CareerEdit

In the 100 metres she won a silver medal at the 1997 Summer Universiade[1] and finished seventh at the 1998 European Championships.[2] She also competed at the 1994 European Championships,[3] the 1997 World Championships, the 2000 Olympic Games and the 2002 European Championships without reaching the final.[4] In the 200 metres she finished seventh at the 2003 World Championships. In the 60 metres she competed at the 1997 World Indoor Championships and the 2001 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.[4]

In the 4 x 100 metres relay she finished fourth at the 1998 European Championships,[5] fifth at the 2002 European Championships,[6] and fourth at the 2003 World Championships.[7] At the 1994 European Athletics Championships she ran in the heats, but not for the Ukrainian team in the final.[8] The relay team was disqualified at the 1997 World Championships.[9] She also competed at the 1999 World Championships[10] and the 2000 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[11]

Kravchenko also won eight national titles in Ukraine. She became 100 metres champion in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002; and 200 metres champion in 1997 and 2002. In comparison, double world champion Zhanna Pintusevich-Block only has two Ukrainian national titles.[12]

Her personal best times are 7.07 seconds in the 60 metres (indoor), achieved in February 2000 in Erfurt; 11.16 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest; and 22.66 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved at the 2003 World Championships in Paris.[4] She co-holds the Ukrainian record in the 4 x 100 metres relay.

Kravchenko stood 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) tall and weighed 59–60 kg during her active career.[4][11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Student Games (Universiade - Women)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Women 100m European Championships 1998 Budapest (HUN)". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Women 100m European Championships 1994 Helsinki (FIN)". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 24 August 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  4. ^ a b c d Anzhela Kravchenko at World Athletics
  5. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay European Championships 1998 Budapest (HUN)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay European Championships 2002 Munich (GER)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  7. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay World Championship 2003 Paris (FRA)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  8. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay European Championships 1994 Helsinki (FIN)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  9. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay World Championship 1997 Athens (GRE)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  10. ^ "Women 4x100m Relay World Championship 1999 Sevilla (ESP)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  11. ^ a b "Anzhela Kravchenko". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  12. ^ "Ukrainian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 20 March 2010.