IOC Member (2016 to Present)


Member, IOC Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2016 to Present)


Member, IOC Athletes’ Commission (2016 to Present)


Master’s degree – Faculty of Arts, Moscow State University

PhD in Pedagogical Science – Academy of Physical Education


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

President, Yelena Isinbaeva Charity Foundation

Member, Russian Presidential Council for Development of Physical Culture and Sport

Member, Russian NOC Athletes’ Commission and Executive Committee


Sydney 2000
Athens 2004
Beijing 2008
London 2012

Athletic Career:

Yelena is a 28 x World Record Holder. She is the first woman in the history of Athletics who cleared the 5m jump (2005).

Olympic Games:

Sydney 2000

Athens 2004: Gold Medal and New World Record

Beijing 2008: Gold Medal and New World Record

London 2012: Bronze Medal

World Championships:

Bronze medal (2003)

Gold medals (2005, 2007, 2012)

World Indoor Championships:

Silver medal (2003)

Gold medals (2004, 2006, 2008, 2012)

World Cup: Gold medal in 2006

European Championships: Gold medal in 2006

European Indoor Championships: Gold medal in 2006

Awards & Distinctions:

Sportswoman of the year, Laureus World Sports Awards (2007 and 2009)

World Athlete of the Year, IAAF (2004, 2005 and 2008)

European Athlete of the Year Trophy, European Athletic Association (2005 and 2008)

Best Athlete of the Decade, Sports Illustrated Magazine (2000 – 2009)

Member of the Champion for Peace Club, HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II Foundation Peace and Sport

Prince of Asturias Award for Sports (2009)

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