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Antonina Alexandrovna Seredina (Russian: Антонина Александровна Середина; 23 December 1929 – 2 September 2016) was a Russian sprint canoeist. She won the 500 m singles and doubles events at the 1960 Olympics, and placed third in the doubles in 1968 and fourth in 1964. She also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 500 m: 1963, 1966) and three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1958, K-2 500 m: 1958, 1966).[1]

Antonina Seredina
Therese Zenz, Antonina Seredina, Daniela Walkowiak-Pilecka 1960.jpg
Seredina (center) at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born(1929-12-23)23 December 1929
Lovtsovo, Tver Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died2 September 2016(2016-09-02) (aged 86)
Height164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
SportCanoe sprint
Event(s)500 m
ClubSpartak Moscow

ReferencesEdit

  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 23 May 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 November 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Antonina Seredina". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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