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Elvira Uladzimirauna Herman (Belarusian: Эльвира Уладзіміраўна Герман; born 9 January 1997) is a Belarusian athlete specialising in the sprint hurdles.[3] She won the gold medal at the 2018 European Championships At the 2018 European Athletics Golden Tracks awards in Lausanne Elvira received the award as Europe's female rising star in 2018.

Elvira Herman
Elvira Herman 2018 European Athletics Championships Day 4 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Born (1997-01-09) January 9, 1997 (age 22)
Pinsk, Belarus[1]
EducationBelarusian State University of Physical Education
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[2]
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m hurdles
ClubSK FPB
Coached byVictor Myasnkikov

She has personal bests of 12.64 seconds in the 100 metres hurdles (Šamorín 2018) and 8.05 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (Mogilyov 2018).

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Belarus
2013 European Youth Olympic Festival Utrecht, Netherlands 3rd 100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 13.92 (w)
6th 4 × 100 m relay 48.45
2014 Youth Olympic Games Nanjing, China 2nd 100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 13.38
2015 European Junior Championships Eskilstuna, Sweden 1st 100 m hurdles 13.15
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 16th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.18
World U20 Championship Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 100 m hurdles 12.85 CR
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 16th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.57
European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.95 (w)
World Championships London, United Kingdom 19th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.16
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.17
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.06
European Championships Berlin, Germany 1st 100 m hurdles 12.67
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 3rd 60 m hurdles 8.00
European U23 Championships Gävle, Sweden 1st 100 m hurdles 12.70
World Championships Doha, Qatar 9th (sf) 100 m hurdles 12.78

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Эльвира Герман — чемпионка Европы среди юниоров!". 18 July 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Universiade bio". Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. ^ Elvira Herman at IAAF