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Svetlana Masterkova


1968 Born in Adjinsk, USSR.
1991 Wins USSR national championships with an 800-meter time of 1:57:23.
1993 Sidelined from World outdoor Championships due to back injury.
1995 Gives birth to first child, Anastasiya, in March.
1996 Wins two gold medals at Summer Olympics.
1997 Finishes last in 1500-meter at World semifinals due to Achilles injury.
1999 Wins first and only World Track and Field Championship gold medal
1999 Has surgery on Achilles tendons.
2000 Injury during 1500-meter forces her withdrawal from Olympic Games
2000 Retires from international competition.

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