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Lyudmila Galkina

Updated: 2017-07-28T23:16Z

Lyudmila Ivanovna Galkina (Russian: Людмила Ивановна Галкина; born January 20, 1972 in Saratov) is a Russian athlete. She won the European Junior Championships in 1991 as a triple jumper, but thereafter later focused on the long jump. Her greatest achievement was taking the World Championship title in 1997, with a personal best jump of 7.05 metres.


Representing the  Soviet Union
1990World Junior ChampionshipsPlovdiv, Bulgaria7th6.45 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)
Representing  Russia
1993World ChampionshipsStuttgart, Germany5th6.74 m
1994European ChampionshipsHelsinki, Finland16th (q)6.26 m (wind: -1.5m/s)
1995World Indoor ChampionshipsBarcelona, Spain1st6.95 m
1997World ChampionshipsAthens, Greece1st7.05 m PB
1998European ChampionshipsBudapest, Hungary3rd7.06 m
2002European Indoor ChampionshipsVienna, Austria3rd6.68 m

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Women's Long Jump Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
United States Marion Jones

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