Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova

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Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova
Personal information
Born (1989-04-13) April 13, 1989 (age 30)
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Country  Belarus
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump

Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova (Настасся Мірончык-Іванова, born April 13, 1989) is a Belarusian long jumper. 2011 she became known for missing the World Championships gold medal because of her hair style. Her pony-tail left a mark in the sand well behind her body's 6.90m mark.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belarus
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd Long jump 6.46 m (-1.3 m/s)
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 2nd Long jump 6.76 m w (+4.7 m/s)
World Championships Berlin, Germany 11th Long jump 6.29 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 6th Long jump 6.75 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 6th Long jump 6.55 m
European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 6th Long jump 6.54 m w (+2.5 m/s)
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 4th Long jump 6.74 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 5th Long jump 6.64 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 9th Long jump 6.66 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 9th Long jump 6.56 m


  1. Incredible: Nastassia has lost the long jump gold and $60,000 dollars because of a hairstyle, Gianni Merlo, La Gazzetta dello Sport, 2011-09-03.