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Gulnara Vigovskaya

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GULNARA VIGOVSKAYA
RUSSIAN FEDERATION

BIRTHDATE:
6 September 1980

PERSONAL BEST:
2:28:22 (Paris, 2007)

WORLD MARATHON MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS:

28Sep08 real,-Berlin Maraton 5th 2:30:03
02Sep07 IAAF World Championships Marathon, Osaka 12th 2:33:57

ADDITIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

01Aug09 Siberian International Marathon, Omsk 2nd 2:35:05
25Jan09 Osaka International Ladies Marathon 24th 2:47:58
06Apr08 Paris International Marathon 9th 2:30:33
15Apr07 Paris International Marathon 2nd 2:28:22
29Oct06 Messe Frankfurt Marathon 5th 2:32:51

CAREER NOTES:

Gulnara Vygovskaya's excellent showing at the 2007 Paris International Marathon – 2:28:22, second place – earned her a place on the Russian Federation's national team which competed at the Osaka World Championships.

She again competed at Paris again in 2008, making the top ten and then at Berlin in the fall. Placing fifth, she barely missed breaking 2:30 by four seconds.

Vygovskaya was second at the 2006 national half-marathon championships (1:12:06) and then set a national record of 1:06:30 for 20km at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships.