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Belarus announces team for Berlin

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.