Tatiana Pavlovna Firowa
|birthday||10th October 1982 (age 37)|
|place of birth||Sarov|
|Best performance||50.08 s ( 400 m )|
Tatiana Pawlowna Firowa ( Russian Татьяна Павловна Фирова , English transcription Tatyana Firova ; born October 10, 1982 in Sarow ) is a Russian sprinter who specializes in the 400-meter run .
She was third at the U23 European Championships in 2003 over 400 meters and won gold in the 4 x 400 meter relay . In the same year she won in both disciplines at the Universiade in Daegu . In 2004 Firowa won the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Athens with the Russian relay, but was only used in the preliminary round. At the World Championships in 2005 and the European Championships in 2006 , she was the substitute runner of the relay that won the title.
On January 27th, 2008 Firowa achieved a time of 1: 25.23 minutes at an indoor meeting in Moscow on the rarely run distance of 600 meters and thus took third place on the all-time world best list. At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing , she came in sixth with 50.11 s. With the Russian 4 x 400 meter relay, she won the silver medal behind the United States team. In subsequent tests, however, the anabolic dehydrochloromethyltestosterone was detected in a doping sample Firowas given at the 2008 Olympic Games, Firowa and the relay team were subsequently disqualified.
At the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, she won the bronze medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay. She won the silver medal in the 400-meter run of the 2010 World Indoor Championships in Doha, and she was also second in the relay. At the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona, she won the gold medal in the 400-meter run with a personal best of 49.89 seconds. Shortly thereafter, she won another title with the season.
For the World Championships 2011 in Daegu Firowa could not qualify. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she won the silver medal with the Russian relay for the third time in a row, and at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, she won the title in the 4-by-400-meter relay. On February 1, 2017 it was announced that the 4-by-400-meter relay team of women from Russia the silver medal will be denied . Antonina Kriwoschapka had tested positive for an anabolic steroid in follow-up tests. In 2018, the 2010 European championship title of the Russian 4 x 400 meter relay was revoked.
Based on the McLaren Report , Firowa was retrospectively banned by the International Court of Justice for doping in 2019 . The suspension lasts for four years starting on June 9, 2016. In addition, all results between August 20, 2008 and December 31, 2012 have been canceled.
Tatiana Firowa is 1.74 m and weighs 59 kg.
- 400 m: 49.72 s, July 5, 2012, Cheboksary
- Hall: 51.13 s, March 13, 2010, Doha
- Tatyana Firova in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Tatyana Firova in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
- Short biography at peoples.ru (Russian)
- Focus on Athletes - Tatyana Firova, Russia ( Memento from May 3, 2013 in the web archive archive.today ), portrait of Natalia Maryanchik on the IAAF website, July 22, 2012
- ^ IOC sanctions six athletes for failing anti-doping tests at Beijing 2008 , IOC, August 31, 2016
- ^ IOC sanctions three athletes for failing anti-doping tests at Beijing 2008. International Olympic Committee , August 19, 2016, accessed April 21, 2018 .
- ↑ EUROPEAN Brille CHAMPIONSHIPS - BARCELONA 2010
- ↑ Twelve Russian athletes banned for doping
- ↑ THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) ISSUES DECISIONS IN 12 FIRST-INSTANCE DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES CONCERNING RUSSIAN TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES
|SURNAME||Firowa, Tatiana Pavlovna|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Фирова, Татьяна Павловна (Russian); Firova, Tatyana (English)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Russian sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 10, 1982|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Sarov|