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Elena Lashmanova

Elena Lashmanova
Personal information
Nationality Russian
Born (1992-04-09) April 9, 1992
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Country  Russia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Racewalking

Elena Lashmanova (Russian: Елена Лашманова, born April 9, 1992 in Mordovia) is a Russian race walker. In her Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Lashmanova won gold in the women's 20 kilometres walk in world record time. Lashmanova had a positive doping test announced 22 June, 2014, and has been suspended for 2 years. [1] She will come off of the doping suspension in time to defend her Olympic gold medal.[2] She joined a dozen other elite Russian race walkers all coached by Viktor Chegin to receive doping suspensions.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 1st 5000 m track walk 22:55.45
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 1st 10000 m track walk 44:11.90
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 10000 m track walk 40:43.73 (WJR)
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 1st 20 km walk 1:27:38
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 1st 20 km walk 1:25:02 (WR)
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 1st 20 km walk 1:27:08


  • Elena Lashmanova profile at IAAF
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Preceded by
Vera Sokolova
Women's 20 km world record holder
August 11, 2012 – present
Succeeded by

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