Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: Belarusian Olympic long jumper who had represented Belarus at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China where she competed for the women's long jump along with her compatriot Volha Siarheyenka and performed the best jump of 6.48 meters in her first attempt despite having received two fouls throughout the entire qualifying round, but failed to advance into the final as she placed eighteenth out of forty-two athletes in the overall rankings.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: March 9, 1979

 

Died: December 5, 2013

 

Location: Minsk, Belarus