Mariya Abakumova

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Birthday
15, 1986
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian javelin thrower who has won gold at competitions like the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and 2013 Summer Universiade. She competed in her first Olympic Games in 2008, where she took home the silver medal.

Before Fame

She was born in Stavropol and came in fourth at the World Youth Championships in 2003.

Trivia

She set a Russian record of 71.99 meters at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

Family Life

She married and had children with German javelin thrower Dmitriy Tarabin.

Associated With

She was the runner-up to Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen at the 2008 Summer Olympics.