Svetlana Kitova


Age: 55

Russian middle-distance runner who represented USSR and later Russia in the 1980's whose greatest achievements were the 1989 World Indoor silver medal as well as two European Indoor gold medals, and whose personal best of 1500-metres time was 4:01.02 in Kiev, Ukraine in 1988.

Cause of Death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Born: June 25, 1960

Died: November 20, 2015

Jonesboro, Arkansas