List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Belarus, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Belarus and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Belarus. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belorussian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Belarus is included when available.
List includes Aksana Miankova, Andrei Churyla and more.
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Aksana Miankova, also transliterated as Oksana Menkova, is a Belarusian hammer thrower. She won the gold medal at 2008 Beijing Olympics with a throw of 76.34 metres, an Olympic record. Her personal best of 78.69 m ranks her as the second best woman of all-time. Miankova began learning the hammer throw in her late teens. Women's hammer competitions were still a developing sport at that point and she soon won a number of regional competitions. She competed in the qualifying rounds of the 2002 European Athletics Championships and, after a silver medal at the 2003 European Athletics U23 Championships, she represented Belarus at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics. Her health suffered in ...more
Birthplace: Krychaw, Belarussee more on Aksana Miankova
Alena Kiyevich is a track and field athlete. ...more
Birthplace: Brest, Belarus
Alena Matoshka is a track and field athlete. ...more
Birthplace: Navapolatsk, Belarus
Alina Talay is a Belarusian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. She is coached by Viktor Myasnikov. She was fourth in the event at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics and won the bronze medal at the 2009 European Athletics U23 Championships a year after. Talay began competing in the senior ranks in 2009 2010 and was a semi-finalist in the 60 metres hurdles at the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships. She dipped under 13 seconds for the 100 m hurdles for the first time in 2010 and ended the year having a personal best of 12.87 seconds. That year she was a semi-finalist at both the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships and the 2010 European ...more
Birthplace: Orsha, Belarussee more on Alina Talay