Mariya Abakumova

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Javelin Thrower
Date of Birth January 15, 1986
Place of Birth Russia
Age 35 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Mariya Abakumova

Mariya Vasiliyevna Abakumova is a Russian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw.

Sport: Athletics
Event(s): Javelin throw
Club: CSKA Moscow
Personal best(s): NR 71.99 m (2011)

About Mariya Abakumova

Russian javelin thrower who has won gold at competitions like the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and 2013 Summer Universiade. She competed in her first Olympic Games in 2008, where she took home the silver medal.

Before Fame

She was born in Stavropol and came in fourth at the World Youth Championships in 2003.


She set a Russian record of 71.99 meters at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

Family Life

She married and had children with German javelin thrower Dmitriy Tarabin.


She was the runner-up to Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Information related to Mariya Abakumova

  • Russian female javelin throwers
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  • Olympic athletes of Russia
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Latest information about Mariya Abakumova updated on March 04, 2021.

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