Irina Stankina

Intro Athletics competitor
A.K.A. Irina Vasilyevna Stankina
Is Athlete
From Russia
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 25 March 1977, Saransk, Russia
Star sign Aries
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 50 kg

Irina Vasilyevna Stankina (Russian: Ирина Васильевна Станкина; born March 25, 1977 in Saransk, Mordovian ASSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian race walker. The 1994 World Junior champion and record holder, in 1995 she won the 10 kilometres race walk at the World Championships as the youngest-ever (18 years and 135 days). She later walked the 20 kilometres race walk in 1:25:29 hours, the fourth-best time ever.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 5000 m 21:05.41
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 10 km 42:13
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 10 km DQ
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 1st 5000 m 21:31.85
1997 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Poděbrady, Czech Republic 1st 10 km 41:52
World Championships Athens, Greece 10 km DQ
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 17th 20 km 1:35:42
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 20 km DNF

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