Galina Kreft

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Galina Sergeyevna Kreft-Alekseyeva (Russian: Галина Серге́евна Крефт-Алексеева; 14 March 1950 – 24 February 2005) was a Soviet sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won two medals in the K-2 500 m: a gold in 1976 and a silver in 1980.

Galina Kreft
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow K-2 500 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1975 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1975 Belgrade K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1975 Belgrade K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1983 Tampere K-4 500 m

Kreft also won seven silver medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two in the K-1 500 m (1975, 1979), one in the K-2 500 m (1975), and four in the K-4 500 m events (1974, 1975, 1979, 1983).

ReferencesEdit

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Galina Kreft-Alekseyeva". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-11.