Russia at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

Russia competes at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of over 100 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition, one of the largest squads in the competition. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. Yelena Isinbayeva, Tatyana Lebedeva, Yekaterina Volkova, and Olga Kaniskina are the defending champions in their respective events. The 2008 Olympic champion Valeriy Borchin, and world record holder Gulnara Galkina-Samitova, are also competing.[1] Russia will be represented in all the women's events, and furthermore, only five men's events will not feature a Russian competitor.

Russia at the
2009 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Russia.svg
IAAF codeRUS
National federationAll-Russia Athletic Federation
Websiteeng.rusathletics.com
in Berlin
Medals
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
13
World Championships in Athletics appearances (overview)
2007
2011

Team selectionEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Russia selects more than 100 for Berlin. IAAF (2009-08-03). Retrieved on 2009-08-05.

External linksEdit