Olga MINEEVA

Soviet Union SUN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Munich 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1952
Olympic Results

Biography

Olga MINEEVA

Olga Mineyeva (née Syrovatskaya) took up athletics in high school and was selected for the Soviet national team in 1972 as a long sprinter. She competed at the 1972 Olympics, was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the 400 and placed eighth with the Soviet 4x400 relay team. Mineyeva switched to middle-distances in the mid-70s and later became one of the top Soviet female middle-distance runners in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She won silver in the 800 at the 1980 Olympics, adding an 800 gold at the 1982 Europeans. Mineyeva won the Soviet 800 title in 1982, and won six lesser medals at the Soviet Championships. Mineyeva worked as a children’s coach in Yekaterinburg after finishing her sports career.

Personal Bests\: 400 – 50.3 (1980); 800 – 1:54.81 (1980).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

S
800 metres
800 metres Athletics
G
4 x 400 metres Relay
4 x 400 metres Relay Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

#7 h3 r2/4
400 metres
400 metres Athletics
#8
4 x 400 metres Relay
4 x 400 metres Relay Athletics