PhD in pedagogical science, Academy of Physical Education Master of Arts at Moscow State University

Sports practised

Athletics (pole vault)

Sports career

Participated in four editions of the Games of the Olympiad: XXVII Olympiad in Sydney in 2000, XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 (gold medal with NWR), XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 (gold medal with

NWR); XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (bronze medal ); Seven-time World champion (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013); Gold medal in World Cup (2006), European Championships (2005, 2006); world record beaten 28 times and current record holder with 5.06m; voted world’s best female athlete on several occasions: in 2004, 2005, 2007 by IAAF, 2005,2008 by Laureus World Sport Awards, Best European athlete in 2005 and 2008; price of Prince of Asturias in 2009

Sports administration

President of the Charity Foundation of Yelena Isinbaeva

Member of the Russian National Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission; Member of the Executive Board of National Olympic Committee

Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission Member of the Supervisory Board of Russian Anti-Doping Agency “RUSADA”

Member of the Council under President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport

IOC History

Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2016-)