Rita ACHKINA

Soviet Union SUN

Cross-Country

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Innsbruck 1964
  • Year of Birth
    1938
Olympic Results

Biography

Rita ACHKINA

Rita Achkina started to ski in her native Belarus, but rose to fame after she moved to Moscow to study at university. In 1965 she won the 5 km, 10 km and relay at the Soviet Championships, her only three Soviet titles. Internationally Achkina made her début at the 1966 World Championships, where she won a bronze in the 5 km and gold in the relay. Her next and last international tournament was the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, where she was sixth in 5 km and won a bronze as a member of Soviet relay team. Since ending her sporting career Achkina has worked as elementary school teacher.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Grenoble 1968

B
3 × 5 kilometres Relay
3 × 5 kilometres Relay Cross Country Skiing
#6
5 kilometres
5 kilometres Cross Country Skiing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1964

#10
5 kilometres
5 kilometres Cross Country Skiing