Natalya Antyukh

Natalya Nikolayevna Antyukh (Russian: Наталья Николаевна Антюх, born 26 June 1981 in Leningrad) is a Russian athlete who primarily competes in the 400 metres and 400 metre hurdles. She won the gold medal in 400m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics,[1] after winning a bronze medal in the 400 m dash at the 2004 Olympics. She is the only woman to win an Olympic medal in both the 400 m hurdles and 400 m dash.

Natalya Antyukh
Natalya Antyukh after winning the 400 metres hurdles in 52.92 at the European Championships in Barcelona 2010.
Personal information
Full nameNatalya Antyukh
Born (1981-06-26) 26 June 1981
Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR, (now St. Petersburg, Russia)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200m (22.75s)
400m (49.85s)
400m hurdles (52.70 s)
Updated on 20 November 2018.

In addition to winning medals in individual contests, she has been a very successful relay runner, winning a silver medal at the 2004 Olympics.


Year Tournament Venue Result Event
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 1st 400 metres
European Championships Munich, Germany 2nd 4x400 m relay
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, UK 1st 4x400 m relay
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 3rd 400 metres
2nd 4x400 m relay
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 4x400 m relay
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 1st 4x400 m relay
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 2nd 4x400 m relay
2009 European Indoor Championships Torino, Italy 1st 4x400 m relay
World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 4x400 m relay
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st 400 m hurdles
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 3rd 400 m hurdles
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 1st 400 m hurdles
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 2nd 4 × 400 m relay

Personal bests


  1. "Olympics 400m hurdles: Russia's Natalya Antyukh wins gold". Archived from the original on 11 August 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.

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