Tsimanouskaja competed with good success in 2017 at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku.
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaja had time to compete before the event that made headlines on Sunday in just one start at the Tokyo Olympics. It went down to the bottom of his plane.
Tsimanouskaja placed fourth in the sixth inning of the 100m with a time of 11.47 and was eliminated from the sequel.
Tsimanouskaya, 24, is a better runner than one might infer from that performance. In Finland, he would be at the forefront of express travel.
Belarus the olympic committee tried to forcibly repatriate Tsimanouskaya after he had criticized the national team leadership on social media.
Tsimanouskaya refused to return. He has said he fears a prison sentence.
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International according to statistics from the Finnish Athletics Federation, Tsimanouskaja’s best time this season at 100 meters is 11.22. He was also scheduled to compete in Tokyo in the 200 meters, with his season’s best quote of 23.17.
Both times are better than Finland’s best results this season, Lotta Kemppisen 11.33 and Anniina Kortetmaan 23.42. Kemppinen could have been selected for Tokyo based on this season’s ranking, but his season was interrupted by a leg injury.
In 2017, at the age of 20, Tsimanouskaja placed silver in the European Championships for under-23s. In the same summer, he competed in the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku and reached the second place with a time of 11.31.
The following year, Tsimanouskaya won the 200-meter student universiade, which usually has a tough level on express trips. The winning time was 23.00. He has studied sports science in Minsk.
For the same year, his 200-meter record is 22.78. In 2018, he ran a hundred with a record of 11.04, which is nine hundredths better than As a ring to Marjamaa 38-year-old Finnish record.
Tsimanouskaja is a multiple champion of the country at 100 and 200 meters, but this and last season his performance has not been as good as in 2018 and 2019.
“We invest in sports and are not interested in the opposition movement.”
Of the year In the 2018 European Championships, Tsimanouskaja ran in the semi-finals with both 100 and 200 meters, but did not make it to the finals. At the 2019 World Championships, he ran in the 200-meter preliminary round, but a time of 23.22 did not bring him a place finish.
Since 2019, Tsimanouskaja has been coached by an Austrian Philipp Unfried.
According to athletes from the Tokyo Olympics, Tsimanouskaja started the sprint at the age of 14.
“I’ve always liked running in the yard with the boys, and I often beat them. I had the opportunity to take part in a local competition and I won it. Then I went to regional competitions where my coach noticed me and invited me to the university team. I asked my parents for permission for a long time, and eventually they let me go, ”Tsimanouskaja told his home country Sportbass in 2019.
Spouse of Tsimanouskaja Arseniy Zdanevich has reassured the media in recent days that the couple has not been involved in any way in politics in Belarus.
“We have never had any contact with the opposition. We are normal sports people. We invest in sports and are not interested in the opposition movement, ”Zdanevich told the British news channel To Sky News.