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Olga Vasilyevna Shishigina (Russian: Ольга Васильевна Шишигина; born 23 December 1968) is a retired Kazakhstani track and field athlete who mainly competed in the 100 metres hurdles. She won an Olympic gold medal in 2000,[1] and many medals on the regional and continental level.

Olga Shishigina
Olga Shishigina 2007 Kazakhstani stamp.jpg
Personal information
Born23 December 1968 (1968-12-23) (age 50)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)

Shishigina was banned between 1996 and 1998 for failing a drug test.[2] She holds a rank of Major in the Border Guard Service of Kazakhstan.[3]


Personal bestsEdit

Event Time Date Venue Note
100 m hurdles 12.44 27 June 1995 Luzern Asian record
60 m hurdles 7.86 5 March 1999 Maebashi
100 m 11.13 27 May 2000 Almaty

Social activityEdit

Visiting Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages. [1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Olga Shishigina. sports-reference
  2. ^ Mackay, Duncan (20 January 2001) Walker aims to put the demons behind him. The Guardian
  3. ^ Казахстан встречает героев Олимпиады. 21 August 2008

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tatyana Reshetnykova
Svetla Dimitrova
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Ludmila Engquist