Elena & Tameka
Team Profile
Members Elena Luk'Yanenko
Tameka Small
Hometown Shanghai, China
Relation Fitness Fanatics
Occupation Marketing Director (Elena)
English Teacher (Elena)

The Amazing Race China Rush 2

Legs Competed 8
Legs Won 0
Placement 6th
Average Position 4.00
Roadblock Count Elena: 3
Tameka: 4
Countries raced Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg

Elena Luk'Yanenko & Tameka Small are a team of Fitness Fanatics on the 2nd season of The Amazing Race: China Rush.



  • Age: 28
  • Hometown: Shanghai
  • Connection to Teammate: Friend
  • Current Occupation: Marketing Director


  • Age: 28
  • Hometown: Shanghai
  • Connection to Teammate: Friend
  • Current Occupation: English Teacher

Fitness fanatics and competitive dancers from the UK and Ukraine respectively. They met during a several month long "fitness challenge" in Shanghai in which they were competitors. Afterwards, they remained friends thanks to their shared love of athletics and competition.

The Amazing Race: China Rush 2

Race History

Elena & Tameka's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Shanghai → Zhejiang Hang Out / Dig In Unknown 7 of 11 [1]
2 2 Zhejiang → Jiangxi Hunters / Gatherers Elena 2 of 10
3 3 Jiangxi → Fujian Wheels / Peels Elena 3 of 9
4 4 Fujian → Guangdong Chasing Chickens / Dancing Lions Tameka 2 of 8
5 5 Guangdong → Hunan Look / Listen Tameka 3 of 7
6 6 Hunan → Chongqing Roll It / Ride It Elena 3 of 7
7 7 Chongqing → Yunnan Communicate / Renovate Elena 6 of 6
8 8 Yunnan On the Mark / Through the Park Tameka 6 of 6
Average 4.00
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team finished in last and were supposed to be eliminated, but were saved by the Salvage Pass or The Save
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

1: Leg 1 contained an unaired Roadblock. It is unknown whether Elena or Tameka performed the Roadblock.


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