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              Tiina Tikk
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Yelena (Gadzhievna) Isinbayeva
 Елена Гаджиевна Исинбаева
• Russian pole vaulter
• Born June 3, 1982
  (26 years old)
• Birthplace : Volgograd
               (Russia)

• The best female pole vaulter
  in history

• Loves reading philosophy and
  dolphins
                      Education
• 1985-1987          nursery school

• 1987-1989          pre-school

• 1989 -1997 the technical engineering High-School

• 1998 - 2000 a special school called VUOR

• 2002 - 2005 studied Physical Education

• Has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree after graduating from
  the Volgograd University’s Department of Kinesiology
Early Career

  Years 1987-1997

• artistic gymnast


• honoured with the Title of Master of
  Sport for Artistic Gymnastics (1997)


• started pole vault as she grew too tall
  (1.74 m) for gymnastics (nov.’97)
    Stunning moments of her further career

• Jumped 4 metres only after training 6 months
  (at the age of 16)

• First senior championship medal (silver) in 2002
               4.55 m

•    First World Record - July 13th 2003 in England reaching
    the height of 4.82 m

• Her “secret” – murmurs unknown phrases while preparing
  for the take off
Fantastic!
• 7 - time world champion
• Double Olympic Champion :

  2004 Summer Olympics in Athens,
  Greece (4.91 m)
  2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing,
  China (5.05m)

• Has broken the world record 24
  times

• “She will compete until she has
  broken more than 35 world records”
               • Current world records
                 4.95 m indoors (February 16, 2008)
                 5.05 m outdoors (August 18, 2008)

• Wrapped herself into a blanket in the Olympics
  while waiting for her jump


•   IAAF Golden League Jackpot Winner (2007)
     She won all 6 competitions

• “Step by step”- sets records always by 1 cm earning
  great money
                       Coaches
• Lisovoi Alexander Ivanovich and Marina
  Mixailovna (gymnastics)

• Evgenii Vasilievich Trofimov (1997 - 2005)


•         Vitalii Afanasievich Petrov (2005 - ...)
     who was S.Bubka’s (the historic pole vaulter)
    coach

• Unique book created by Bubka and Isinbajeva for
  (pole vault) training
                  Recognition
• Regarded as the only female pole vaulter
  with the “right” technique (i.e men’s)

• World Sportswoman of the Year in 2007
  •      Female Athlete of the Year by the
        IAAF in 2004, 2005 and 2008

• Women's European Athlete of the Year in
  2005 and 2008
• The first female pole vaulter to clear 5.00
  meters since July 22, 2005

• Has excellent body control and runs well


• One of the sexiest sportswomen

• Latin-Americans are making a film of her
              Click here for video.
                              Sources
•   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yelena_Isinbayeva
•   http://www.yelenaisinbaeva.com/biography/
•   http://www.ohtuleht.ee/index.aspx?q=Isinbajeva
•   http://www.ohtuleht.ee/index.aspx?id=278324&q=Isinbajev
    a
•   http://www.google.ee/search?q=isinbajeva&ie=utf-
    8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-
    US:official&client=firefox-a
•   http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/biographies/letter=0/athcode=1
    34797/index.html
•   http://sport.err.ee/index.php?0&popup=video&id=6400
•   Book “ Beijing 2008” by EOK, published 2008, Tallinn

				
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