Yelena Churakova at the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Born||December 16, 1986|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 â2 in)|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lb)|
|Event(s)||400 metres hurdles|
Yelena Anatolyevna Churakova (Russian: Елена Анатольевна Чуракова, given birth to Dec 16, 1986) is a Russian monitor and field sportsman who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. She participated in the 2012 Olympics, achieving a semifinal. In January 2013, she tested positive for testosterone and on April 2 was disqualified for just two years.
Year Competition Location Position Event Records 2009 Globe Championships Berlin, Germany 5th (sf) 400 m hurdles 56.11 2011 Globe Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th 400 m hurdles 55.17 2012 Western Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 400 m hurdles 54.78 (PB) Olympic Video games London, UK 5th (sf) 400 m hurdles 55.70