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Svetlana Vladimirovna Shkolina was born on 9th March 1986 . She is a Russian
high jumper. She earned a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She set an
outdoor personal best of 2.03 metres at the 2012 Olympics. Her indoor personal
best is 2.00 metres, achieved in February 2010 in Arnstadt.
She was born in Yartsevo. As a teenager she won the silver medals at the 2003
World Youth Championships and the 2004 World Junior Championships and the gold
medal at the 2005 European Junior Championships. Her personal bests were 1.88
metres in 2003 (Krasnodar, May), 1.91 metres in 2004 (Grosseto, WJC, July) and
1.92 metres in 2005 (Mannheim, June). In 2007 she won another gold medal, at the
2007 European U23 Championships, where both Shkolina and Adonia Steryiou cleared
1.92 metres but failed at 1.95 metres. She also improved her personal best to
1.96 metres in Tula in June 2007, having only managed to equal 1.92 metres the
2006 season Her first major international senior championship was the 2008
Olympic Games, where she finished fourteenth with a jump of 1.93 metres. Her
season's best was 1.98 metres, achieved in July in Kazan. In 2009 she equalled
this height in January in Rijeka before finishing fourth at the 2009 European
Indoor Championships. She finished fourth again at the 2009 European Team
Championships, by equalling her personal best for the third time in the Super
League competition in Leiria. At the 2009 World Championships and the 2009 World
Athletics Final she finished sixth; with 1.96 and 1.94 metres respectively.
In early 2010 she broke the 2-metre barrier as she cleared 2.00 metres at the
Hochsprung mit Musik event in Arnstadt in February. She contended with Blanka
Vlašić who eventually set a world leading mark of 2.06 metres. In the next three
international championships she ended on the unlucky 4th place: In March 2010 at
the World Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar (1.96 m), in August at the
European Championships in Barcelona (1.92 m) and in March 2011 at the European
Athletics Indoor Championships in Paris (1.92 m). In July she managed to beat
Vlašić at the high jump meeting in Eberstadt, Germany. Shkolina managed 1.99 m,
while Vlašić stopped at 1.97 m.
Shkolina won a bronze medal at the high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympics with a
height of 2.03 m.
Shkolina stands at 1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in) and weighs about 66 kg (146 lb).
Dated 07 January 2013