|Born||July 16, 1980|
Moscow, Soviet Union
|Height||1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lb)|
|Updated on 6 August 2012.|
Svetlana Feofanova was born in Moscow, Soviet Union. She has studied at the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation. Feofanova was a gymnast in her youth but did not continue competing in the sport.
In the World Athletics Championships, she was the second in 2001 and the first in 2003. She won also the World Indoor Championships in 2003, and she was the third in 2004. She finished fourth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. On 4 July 2004 she pole vaulted 4.88 m (16.0 ft) in Heraklion, Greece, which was a world record at the time.
She won the silver medal in women's pole vaulting at the 2004 Summer Olympics (behind compatriot Yelena Isinbayeva). She won the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships gold medal for the pole vault in Birmingham, England, at 4.76 m (15.6 ft). She won the bronze in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
- Pole Vault (outdoors) = 4.88 m (16.0 ft), July 2004 — tenth on the all-time list
- Pole Vault (indoors) = 4.85 m (15.9 ft), February 2004 — ninth on the indoor all-time list
- 6 times Russian National Outdoor Pole Vault Champion: 2001, '06, '07, '08, '11, '12
- 4 times Russian National Indoor Pole Vault Champion: 2001, '06, '08, '10
- NM = No Mark (no-height)
- At both the 2000 and 2012 Olympics, Feofanova went out of the qualifying competition without clearing a height. In Sydney, she had three failures at 4.15 m (13.6 ft), while in London she failed twice at 4.40 m (14.4 ft) and on her final attempt, failed at 4.50 m (14.8 ft).
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