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Oksana Andrusina-Mert, née Oksana Andrusina (Russian: Оксана Андруcина), (born March 26, 1973), aka Oksana Mert or formerly Aksel Mert, is a Turkish female discus thrower of Russian origin.[1] She is 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) tall at 95 kg (209 lb).[2]

Oksana Andrusina-Mert
Personal information
Birth nameOksana Andrusina
Оксана Андруcина
Nationality Turkey
Born (1973-03-26) March 26, 1973 (age 46)
Russia
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
SportDiscus throw
ClubFenerbahçe Athletics
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 64.25 m NR (1999)

She became Turkish citizen by marriage on July 27, 1998[2] and adopted the Turkish name Aksel Mert. She competed for Fenerbahçe Athletics team.[3]

She is the holder of national record in discus throw set on May 30, 1999 in Krasnodar, Russia. She participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia without success.[2]

AchievementsEdit

Personal bestEdit

  • 64.25 m NR Krasnodar 1999

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andrusina-Mert Oksana". IAAF. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  2. ^ a b c "Oksana Mert". Olympics at Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  3. ^ Bayındır, Tayfun (2000-08-20). "Uluslararası Türk Milli Takımı". Sabah Online (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-05-25.
  4. ^ "Women Discus World Championship Sevilla 1999 – Monday 23.08". Todor66. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  5. ^ "Results-Day 4". XXVII Summer Olympic Games. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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