Darya Pchelnik

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Darya Pchelnik (Belarusian: Дар'я Пчэльнік; born 20 December 1981 in Hrodna) is a female hammer thrower from Belarus. Her personal best is 76.33 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Minsk.

She finished tenth at the 2005 Summer Universiade, won the 2007 Summer Universiade and finished fourth at the 2008 Olympic Games. In addition she competed at the 2005 World Championships without reaching the final. She had a strong start to the 2010 season after throwing 75.42 m to win at the Grande Prêmio Caixa Governo do Pará in May.[1]

On 12 January 2017 it was announced that because of a doping violation she had been disqualified from the 2008 Olympic Games.[2]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 15th (q) 65.54 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 10th 63.89 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 1st 68.74 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China DSQ 73.65 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany DSQ 69.30 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece DSQ 69.00 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain DSQ NM

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (2010-05-21). Pchelnik throws Hammer to 75.42m in Belém. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-06-09.
  2. ^ "IOC sanctions eight athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008 and London 2012". IOC. Retrieved 12 January 2017.