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Viktoriya Valyukevich

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Viktoriya Gurova-Valyukevich (Russian: Виктория Валюкевич, née Гурова, Gurova; born 22 May 1982) is a Russian triple jumper.

Viktoriya Valyukevich
Personal information
Born (1982-05-22) 22 May 1982 (age 37)
Sochi, Soviet Union[1]
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Russia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Triple jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

She won the silver medal at the 2003 Summer Universiade, the gold medal at the 2005 European Indoor Championships and finished tenth at the 2005 World Championships. She also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the finals. In 2008, she reached the Olympic final, finishing in 7th.[2] At the 2012 Summer Olympics she reached the final of the triple jump, finishing in 8th position.[3] On 30 March 2017, she was disqualified, and her 2012 Olympics results were annulled, after her second probe came positive for banned substances.[4]

Her personal best jump is 14.85 metres, achieved in July 2008 in Kazan. The Russian record is currently held by Tatyana Lebedeva with 15.34 metres.

She is married to Slovak triple jumper Dmitrij Vaľukevič.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Viktoriya Valyukevich". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008: Athletics—Triple Jump Women Final". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
  3. ^ "London 2012: Athletics—Triple Jump Women Final". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
  4. ^ "IOC disqualifies four Russians from London Olympics over doping". Thomson Reuters. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.

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