Mariya Abakumova

Track and field athlete, Olympic athlete

1986 –

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Who is Mariya Abakumova?

Mariya Vasiliyevna Abakumova is a Russian javelin thrower. She won the gold medal at 2011 World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea where she threw a Russian national and World Championships record of 71.99 metres. She also won the Olympic silver medal in 2008. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and came in 10th place not breaking 60m.

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Born
Jan 15, 1986
Stavropol
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Lived in
  • Stavropol

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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