Tatyana Shikolenko, Russia

Tatyana Shikolenko

Tatyana Shikolenko (born May 10, 1968 in Krasnodar) is a retired Russian javelin thrower whose greatest success was World Championship two silver medals. Her personal best throw of 67.20 metres was achieved in 2000. She battled primarily with Mirela Manjani, who captured the gold medal on both the "silvery" occasions.

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union Tatyana Shikolenko represented Belarus for a while until switching nationality to her birth country Russia in 1996

source: wikipedia


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