Marina Nichișenco

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Marina Nichișenco,[1] née Marghiev (Russian: Марина Сослановна Маргиева, Marina Soslanovna Margieva; born 28 June 1986) is a female hammer thrower who competes for Moldova. Her personal best throw is 71.50 metres, achieved in January 2009 in Chişinău. She is a former national record holder.[2] Born in Russia, she is the older sister of Zalina Marghieva and Serghei Marghiev, and is coached by her father Soslan.[2]

Marina Nichișenco (Marghiev)
Personal information
Born (1986-06-28) 28 June 1986 (age 36)
Vladikavkaz, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Country Moldova
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Hammer throw

Nichișenco was due to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games but was withdrawn by her National Olympic Committee after her A-sample tested positive for stanozolol during a drug test.[3] She was suspended for 2 years.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Moldova
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 15th (q) 57.95 m
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 15th 58.66 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 43rd (q) 62.12 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 7th 68.10 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 33rd (q) 64.83 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 7th 65.29 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 6th 70.77 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 8th 65.83 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 17th (q) 67.95 m
2012 Olympic Games* London, United Kingdom DNC 0.00
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 25th (q) 66.63 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 14th (q) 67.76 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 24th (q) 65.19 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 27th (q) 64.63 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 24th (q) 64.37 m

Note: Was scheduled to compete, withdrawn due to positive results from a drug test.


  1. ^ "Medalie de bronz la Cupa Europei la distanţe mari - TV7". Archived from the original on 2019-03-25. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  2. ^ a b Donets, Serghei (3 February 2009). "71.56m national Hammer Throw record from Zalina Marghieva". Retrieved 4 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Moldovan hammer thrower thrown out of Olympics after testing positive for doping". The Independent. Associated Press. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Athletes currently suspended from all competitions in athletics following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation as at: 10/12/2013 IAAF 10 December 2013" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2015.

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