Olga Shishigina

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Olga Shishigina
Olga Shishigina 2007 Kazakhstani stamp.jpg
Personal information
Born23 December 1968 (1968-12-23) (age 52)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportHurdles
Medal record
Representing  Kazakhstan
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 100 m hurdles
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1995 Gothenburg 100 m hurdles
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Edmonton 100 m hurdles
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Maebashi 60 m hurdles
Silver medal – second place 1995 Barcelona 60 m hurdles
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Fukuoka 100 m hurdles
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Manila 100 m hurdles
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima 100 m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1998 Bangkok 100 m hurdles
Central Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1995 Tashkent 100 m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1999 Bishkek 100 m
Gold medal – first place 1999 Bishkek 100 m hurdles

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.

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 bests[edit]

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 activity[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. spy.kz. 21 August 2008

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tatyana Reshetnykova
Svetla Dimitrova
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1995
Succeeded by
Ludmila Engquist