Ana Ambrazienė

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Ana Ambrazienė
Personal information
Born April 14, 1955 (1955-04-14) (age 64)
Vilnius, Lithuania

Ana Ambrazienė (born April 14, 1955) is a retired hurdler from Lithuania.[1] Also known as Anna Kostecka (or Kastetskaya), she was born in Vilnius and is of Polish descent.[2][3][4] She represented the Soviet Union in the 1970s and 1980s.

Her personal best in the women's 400 m hurdles was 54.02 at a meet in Moscow on June 11, 1983. That mark was the standing world record for over a year.

Competition results

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1981 Summer Universiade Bucharest, Romania 1st 400 m hurdles 55.52 GR
1st 4×400 m relay 3:26.65
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 4th 400 m hurdles  55.09 [4]
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 400 m hurdles 54.15 [5]
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 6th 400 m hurdles  55.68 [6]
Representing  Lithuania
1990 Lithuanian Championships  Lithuania 1st 400 m 52.4

See also


  1. "Athlete profile: Anna Ambraziene". International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved 2015-10-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. Judycki, Zbigniew Andrzej (2014). Polscy sportowcy w świecie (PDF). CAN. p. 9. ISBN 978-83-64587-00-9. Anna Ambraziene-Kostecka Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 European Athletics Championships: Statistics Handbook (PDF). European Athletics Association. 2014. p. 44. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 4. Anna Kastetskaya (URS) 55.09<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "1st IAAF World Championships in Athletics: 400 Metres Hurdles – women – final results". IAAF. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 2. Anna AMBRAZIENÉ (URS) 54.15<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics: 400 Metres Hurdles – women – final results". IAAF. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 6. Anna AMBRAZIENÉ (URS) 55.68<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Preceded by
Karin Roßley
Women's 400 m hurdles world record holder
June 11, 1983 – June 22, 1984
Succeeded by
Margarita Ponomaryova
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ann-Louise Skoglund
Women's 400 m hurdles best year performance
Succeeded by
Margarita Ponomaryova

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