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Elena Isinbaeva is recognised by the best athlete of Europe

the Owner of 24 world records, the Russian sportswoman Elena Isinbaeva is recognised by the best athlete of Europe of 2008. Results spent by the European track and field athletics association the Internet - votings have not left chances to its nearest competitors. Afterwards for the Russian Barbora Spotakova and the Belgian sportswoman Tija Hellebaut have settled down the thrower of a spear from Czechia. Official delivery of an award will take place on October, 18th in Amsterdam.
within last five years the Russian appeared in a three of leaders of voting, however for the first time an official recognition of European track and field athletics association Isinbaeva has received in 2005. In a choice of the best athlete of Europe federations - participants of association, fans and journalists have a vote.

having started to be engaged in pole vaults in 1997, Elena Isinbaeva practically did not know defeats. Before victorious performance on the Olympic games in Athenes, the sportswoman has won gold in the championship of Russia, in the World championship among juniorok in Chile, on juniorskom the European championship. In 2002 became the silver prize-winner of the European championship in Munich. In 2004 became the champion on the Olympic Games in Athenes, a memorial of Van - Damme in Belgium and the world track and field athletics ending in Monaco. In 2005 has taken part in 15 competitions, becoming the first in all. In 2006 of such competitions became 16, their number included the European championship and a World Cup.

Elena Isinbaeva won a World Cup, became the champion of Europe twice, won on the world track and field athletics endings four times, five times won a rank of the world champion. On its account 24 of a world record.

on August, 18th during competitions on the Olympic Games in Beijing Elena Isinbaeva has made furore and has added one more world record to the gold medal. For pryguni the height in 4,85 m became victorious, but it it has appeared to the Russian a little and already in the rank of the double Olympic champion she has established a new world record, having cleared the bar in 5,05 m.