Inessa Kravets

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Triple Jumper
Date of Birth October 5, 1966
Place of Birth Ukraine
Age 54 years old
Horoscope Libra

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Inessa Kravets

Inessa Mykolajivna Kravets is a Ukrainian former triple jumper and long jumper. She was among the most prominent female triple jumpers during the period that the event was added to competition programmes at major competitions, and she is the current world record holder, her record is one of the most durable in women's athletics.

About Inessa Kravets

Former women's triple jumper and long jumper who won gold in the triple jump at the 1996 Summer Olympics and silver in the long jump at the 1992 Olympics.

Before Fame

She grew up competing in sports in Ukraine.


She ran into doping issues in 2000 after testing positive for steroids and was suspending for two years.

Family Life

She grew up in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.


American track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee finished third behind Kravets in the 1992 Olympic long jump.

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Latest information about Inessa Kravets updated on January 16, 2021.

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