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Yuliya Tarasova

Yuliya Tarasova
Yuliya Tarasova in 2010
Personal information
Born (1986-03-13) March 13, 1986
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Country  Uzbekistan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump

Yuliya Tarasova (born 13 March 1986) is an Uzbekistani heptathlete turned long jumper.

She was born in Tashkent. She finished seventh at the 2003 World Youth Championships, fourteenth at the 2004 World Junior Championships, 26th at the 2008 Olympic Games and 21st at the 2009 World Championships.[1] She won the gold medal at the 2009 Asian Championships and the 2010 Asian Games.

Her personal best score is 5989 points, achieved in May 2009 in Desenzano del Garda.[1]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uzbekistan
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 7th Heptathlon (girls) 5129 pts
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 9th Heptathlon 4768 pts
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 6th Heptathlon 4351 pts
2004 Asian Junior Championships Ipoh, Malaysia 1st Heptathlon 5060 pts
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 14th Heptathlon 5019 pts
2006 Asian Indoor Championships Pattaya, Thailand 5th Pentathlon 4004 pts
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 26th Heptathlon 5785 pts
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 21st Heptathlon 5658 pts
Asian Indoor Games Hanoi, Vietnam 2nd Long jump 6.45 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 1st Heptathlon 5840 pts
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 7th Long jump 6.54 m
Asian Games Guangzhou, China 3rd Long jump 6.49 m
1st Heptathlon 5783 pts
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 4th Long jump 6.37 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) Long jump 6.26 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 14th (q) Long jump 6.37 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom Long jump NM
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 12th Long jump 6.04 m
2014 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 2nd Pentathlon 3985 pts


  1. ^ a b Yuliya Tarasova profile at IAAF

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