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Irina Bogacheva (Russian: Ирина Богачева; born 30 May 1961) is a retired Kyrgyzstani long-distance runner. She competed in the marathon at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics with the best result of 14th place in 2000.[1]

Irina Bogacheva
Personal information
Born30 May 1961 (1961-05-30) (age 58)
Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
CountryKyrgyzstan
SportTrack and Field
Event(s)Marathon long distance, 5000, 10000
ClubNational Team Kyrgyzstan
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Marathon – 2:26:27 (2000)[1][2]

Bogacheva consistently ran fast marathons and she has the most sub 2:35 (35), sub 2:40 (59) and sub 2:50 (70) marathon times by a female runner.[3]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Soviet Union
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd Marathon 2:34:09
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 17th Marathon 2:43:30
1989 World Student Games Duisburg, West Germany 1st Marathon 2:35:09
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd Marathon 2:36:25
Representing   Kyrgyzstan
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st Marathon 2:35:44
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 14th Marathon 2:29:55
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece Marathon DNF

MarathonsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Irina Bogacheva Archived 6 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference
  2. ^ Irina Bogacheva. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Nth-Best Performances. arrs.run

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