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Antonina Krivoshapka

Sprinter
Female
Born Jul 21, 1987
Age 26

Antonina Vladimirovna Krivoshapka is a Russian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She holds 400%C2%A0m personal bests of 49.16%C2%A0s outdoors and 50.55%C2%A0s indoors. Hailing from Rostov-on-Don, Krivoshapka won the silver medal in the 400%C2%A0m at the 2003 World Youth Championships in a time of 53.54%C2%A0s, and won bronze in the Medley Relay. However she had little success in the following years, placing only fifth in the heats of the 2004 World Junior Championships.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1987 Birth Born on July 21, 1987.

TEENAGE

2003 15 Years Old Hailing from Rostov-on-Don, Krivoshapka won the silver medal in the 400 m at the 2003 World Youth Championships in a time of 53.54 s, and won bronze in the Medley Relay.
2004 16 Years Old However she had little success in the following years, placing only fifth in the heats of the 2004 World Junior Championships.
2005 17 Years Old She did not improve on her personal best in 2005 or 2006, and only competed on the national level.
2007 19 Years Old However, she began to steadily improve her performances in 2007 and 2008, posting seasonal bests of 52.32 s and 51.24 s respectively.

TWENTIES

2009 21 Years Old Krivoshapka's international breakthrough came in 2009, where she set a personal best of 50.55 s over 400 m indoors to win the Russian indoor championships, and subsequently won the 400 m gold medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships. … Read More
She suffered an injury in an unusual fashion in early 2010 – while doing sprint training on a track in Volgograd, a young boy walked into her path and she strained her back in the ensuing collision.
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