Olympic Competitor nr 6622
He died the morning after collapsing during the marathon.
Olympic Competitor nr 3074
Olympic Competitor nr 3075
B. 1965-06-01, Kondopoga, Russia
Nordic Skiing (5 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
|5 km, classical style||7th||sixth||gold||10975|
|10 km, classical style||fourth|
|combined pursuit (5 km + 10km)||8th||fourth||gold||14740|
|combined pursuit (5 km + 5km)||silver|
|15 km, classical style||-||silver||4000|
|30 km, classical style||-||disq.|
|15 km, free-style||fifth||silver||8866|
|30 km, free-style||fifth||bronze|
|4 x 5 km||gold||gold||gold||-||4000|
Member of the Relay teams of the United Team (1992) and Russia (1994, 1998)
that won gold at Albertville, Lillehammer and Nagano.
She was checked for hemoglobine before the start of the relay at Salt Lake City and was refused the start. The team was not allowed to substitute her, thereby denying them (even without Lazutina) an obvious gold medal. Later it would turn out she failed a doping test, and she was not awarded a gold medal for her first place in the 30 km, but her other medals from Salt Lake City were not scrapped.
Written 2000-12-22 - last modified 2011-08-14
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