Yana Sergeyevna Romanova (Russian: Яна Серге́евна Романова, born 11 May 1983) is a retired Russian biathlete. She competed in various events at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics and won a silver medal in the 4×6 km relay in 2014. Her medal was later annulled for doping violations.
Romanova in 2014
|Full name||Yana Sergeyevna Romanova|
|Born||11 May 1983|
|Height||166 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
|World Cup career|
|Updated on 27 March 2010.|
Romanova was awarded the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" I class in 2014. In May 2015 she retired from competitions. In April 2016 she became a candidate to participate in the primaries of the "United Russia" in the Omsk Oblast for the elections to the State Duma.
In December 2016, the International Biathlon Union provisionally suspended her for doping violations during the 2014 Winter Olympics, along with Olga Vilukhina. On 27 November 2017, the International Olympic Committee disqualified Vilukhina and Romanova, banned them for life from the Olympics, and stripped them of their Olympic medals.
- Yana Romanova. sports-reference.com
- Terentiev, Artyom (15 May 2015) Яна Романова завершила спортивную карьеру. Sovsport.ru. Retrieved on 23 August 2018.
- Биатлонистка Романова пройдет праймериз от "Единой России" в Омской области. Tass.ru (5 April 2016). Retrieved on 2018-08-23.
- Morgan, Liam. (21 January 2017) IBU dismisses cases against 22 Russians named in McLaren Report. Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved on 2018-08-23.
- "IOC sanctions five Russian athletes and publishes first full decision as part of the Oswald Commission findings". International Olympic Committee. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.