Zinaida Semenova

Zinaida Semenova (Russian Зинаида Семёнова, English transcription Zinaida Semenova / Semyonova, . Born March 19, 1962) is a Russian marathon runner.

She was third in the Russian championship in 1993 and won the Echternach Marathon. 1994 and 1996 they won the Valencia Marathon. A victory at Reims Marathon in 1997 followed a year later a second place at the Cleveland Marathon and a victory at the Twin Cities Marathon in 1999 and a third place in Cleveland.

In 2000, she finished second at the Houston Marathon and remained as Eleventh London Marathon for the first time under 2:30. When Rock ' n ' Roll Marathon she finished fifth, the Twin Cities Marathon she won again, and at the World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz, she came on the 22th place and won with the Russian team bronze.

In 2001, she finished fourth at the Country Music Marathon, Second at Grandma's Marathon and put the Twin Cities Marathon with 2:26:51 h the current course record. In the following season, she was eighth in London, won the Grandma's Marathon and was tenth at the New York City Marathon. A 13th place in London and a fourth at the Twin Cities Marathon in 2003 was followed by victories at the 2005 Edinburgh Marathon and the Dublin Marathon.

In 2006, she was eighth in the Hamburg Marathon, the Twin Cities Marathon 2008 Sixth

Personal Best

  • Half Marathon: 1:11:34 h, April 26, 1998, Nizhny Novgorod
  • Marathon: 2:26:51 h, October 7, 2001, Saint Paul