03 AUG 2009 General News

Belarus announces team for Berlin

Aksana Miankova on her way to winning Olympic hammer gold (Getty Images)Aksana Miankova on her way to winning Olympic hammer gold (Getty Images) © Copyright
Belarus has announced a squad of 26 for the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany (15 – 23 August).

The team includes reigning Olympic Hammer Throw champion Aksana Miankova and 2008 Olympic silver medallists Andrei Krauchanka and Natallia Mikhnevich.

The Team:
Men (13) -
110 metres hurdles - Lynsha Maksim
high jump - Zaitsau Artsiom
triple jump - Dziatsuk Dzmitry
shot put - Bialou Yury, Lyzhyn Pavel, Mikhnevich Andrei
hammer throw - Kryvitski Pavel, Shako Dzmitry, Shayunou Yury
javelin throw - Ashomka Aliaksandr
decathlon - Krauchanka Andrei
20 kilometers race walk - Simanovich Dzianis

Women (13):
100 metres - Nestsiarenka Yulia
200 Metres - Kievich Alena
long jump - Mironchyk Nastassia
shot put - Mikhnevich Natallia
discus throw - Yatchenko Iryna, Zvereva Ellina
hammer throw - Miankova Aksana, Pchelnik Darya
javelin throw - Novik Maryna
20 kilometres race walk - Yurchanka Sniazhana
4x100 metres Relay - Bahdanovich Hanna, Bulykina Yulia, Drahun Aksana, Kievich Alena, Nestsiarenka Yulia.