Irina Mikitenko
Irina Mikitenko is Germany’s most successful long distance runner for many years. She achieved extraordinary results in the 5,000 m finals at the Olympics and at World Championships. But it looks as if only after switching to road running and especially the marathon will she be able to realize her full potential. In winning the Flora London Marathon 2008 and 2009 as well as the real,- Berlin Marathon 2008 Irina Mikitenko achieved worldwide recognition. In Berlin she became the ninth runner to break the 2:20 marathon barrier and then she took the World Marathon Majors Series 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.

| 26.04.2010 | „I am still hungry for success in the marathon“

A day after having to drop out of the Virgin London Marathon because of an injury Irina Mikitenko gave the following interview in London.  More...


| 25.04.2010 | Muscle problem forces Irina to drop out in London
Marathon number six was an unlucky one for Irina Mikitenko. ...


| 22.04.2010 | Irina Mikitenko: “London is like a World Championship”
Irina Mikitenko will run Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon as the defending champion once again. ...


| 21.04.2009 | Train like Irina with Vicsystem
Fun runners and ambitioned athletes can now gain from training knowledge of Irina Mikitenko, who has started to cooperate with VICSYSTEM, a proven Swiss online training planner. ...