Irina Korzhanenko

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Birthday
16, 1974
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Former Russian shot putter who was stripped of her Olympic gold medal in 2004 after testing positive for steroids.

Before Fame

She won a bronze medal at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Shot Put Championships.

Trivia

She refused to return her gold medal and continued to deny her use of steroids.

Family Life

She was the daughter of Elena and Boris Korzhanenko.

Associated With

She won her gold medal at the 2004 Olympics where swimmer Michael Phelps took home six gold medals.