Anna Mikhailovna Knoros

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Anna Michailovna Knoros ( Russian Анна Михайловна Кнороз ; English transcription Anna Mikhailovna Knoroz, née Чуприна - Tschuprina - Chuprina ; born July 30, 1970 ) is a former Russian hurdler who specialized in the 400-meter course and because of her distance Sprint strength was also used in the 4 x 400 meter relay .

At the Junior European Championships in 1989 in Varaždin , she won silver starting for the Soviet Union . In 1991 she won bronze at the Universiade in Sheffield and reached the semifinals at the World Championships in Tokyo . She also started at the World Championships in the run-up to the 4 x 400 meter relay and thus contributed to winning the gold medal for the Soviet team.

As a representative of Russia, she was eliminated in the semifinals of the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart . In 1994 she won bronze at the European Championships in Helsinki . At the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta she did not get past the first round, and at the 1997 World Championships in Athens she reached the semifinals again. In 1998 she was seventh at the European Championships in Budapest .

In 1991 she became the Soviet champion, in 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1998 Russian champion. She set her personal best in the 400 m hurdles of 54.11 s on July 18, 1994 in Nice .

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  1. ^ Gbrathletics: Soviet Championships
  2. gbrathletics: Russian Championships