Lyubov Denisova

Lyubov Denisova (Russian: Любовь Денисова; born 6 October 1971) is a Russian marathon runner.

At the 2006 Honolulu Marathon, Denisova ran 2:27:19, a race record.

Denisova tested positive for an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio 20 March 2007.[1] On 15 May 2007 it was announced that she was banned for two years. She has since become a mother and returned to running.[2]

She cites Gainesville, Florida as her home in the US.[3]


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Russia
1999 Reading Half Marathon Reading, United Kingdom 1st 1:15:18[4]
2002 Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States 1st 2:28:49
2005 Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States 1st 2:26:11
2006 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii 1st 2:27:19
2016 Bimbo Global Energy Race - 10K Orlando, Florida 1st 00:37:30

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Article in honoluluadvertiser
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  3. ^ Runnersworld article Archived 18 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Stan Eldon. "Reading Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 17 December 2012.