Lyubov Yegorova (cross-country skier)

Lyubov Ivanovna Yegorova (Russian: Любо́вь Ива́новна Его́рова; born May 5, 1966, Seversk), name also spelled Ljubov Jegorova, is a Russian former cross-country Olympic ski champion, multiple world champion (first time in 1991), winner of the World Cup (1993) and Hero of Russia. Lyubov Yegorova is an honorary citizen of Seversk (1992), Saint Petersburg (1994), and Tomsk Oblast (2005). Member of Communist party.[citation needed]

Lyubov Yegorova
Country Russia
Full nameLyubov Ivanovna Yegorova
Born (1966-05-05) 5 May 1966 (age 54)
Seversk, Soviet Union
World Cup career
Seasons1984, 19881994, 19961997, 19992003
Individual wins13
Team wins12
Indiv. podiums41
Team podiums21
Indiv. starts119
Team starts26
Overall titles1 – (1993)
Discipline titles0

CareerEdit

Yegorova won several medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with three golds (4 × 5 km relay: 1991, 1993; 30 km: 1991), one silver (5 km: 1993), and two bronzes (5 km + 10 km combined pursuit, 30 km: 1993). She also won the women's 15 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1994. Additionally, Yegorova won a total of nine medals at the Winter Olympics, earning six golds and three silver. She was the most successful athlete at both the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics. She won the Holmenkollen medal in 1994 (shared with Vladimir Smirnov and Espen Bredesen).

Doping caseEdit

Yegorova's career ended at the 1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Trondheim when she was disqualified for doping on bromantan, a stimulant drug. She was disqualified on February 26, 1997, three days after winning gold in the women's 5 km event, and stripped of that medal.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 9 medals – (6 gold, 3 silver)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  15 km  Pursuit   30 km  Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1992 25 Gold N/A Silver Gold Silver N/A Gold
1994 27 Gold N/A Silver Gold 5 N/A Gold
2002 35 N/A 5 11

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 6 medals – (3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  15 km  Pursuit  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1991 24 5 8 11 N/A Gold Gold
1993 26 Silver N/A 15 Bronze Bronze Gold
1997 30 DSQ N/A 6 DNS

World CupEdit

Season titlesEdit

  • 1 titles – (1 overall)
Season
Discipline
1993 Overall

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age 
Overall Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint
1984 17 45 N/A N/A N/A
1988 21 29 N/A N/A N/A
1989 22 42 N/A N/A N/A
1990 23 6 N/A N/A N/A
1991 24   N/A N/A N/A
1992 25   N/A N/A N/A
1993 26   N/A N/A N/A
1994 27   N/A N/A N/A
1996 29 5 N/A N/A N/A
1997 30 10 9 N/A 9
1999 32 41 36 N/A 54
2000 33 14 14 11 39
2001 34 22 N/A N/A 26
2002 35 17 N/A N/A 21
2003 36 34 N/A N/A 44

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 13 victories
  • 41 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1989–90  20 February 1990   Val di Fiemme, Italy 10 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
2 25 February 1990   Bohinj, Yugoslavia 10 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
3 17 March 1990   Vang, Norway 10 km + 10 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
4  1990–91  15 December 1990   Davos, Switzerland 10 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
5 20 December 1990   Les Saisies, France 5 km + 10 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
6 16 February 1991   Val di Fiemme, Italy 30 km Individual F World Championships[1] 1st
7 2 March 1991   Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
8 9 March 1991   Falun, Sweden 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
9  1991–92  8 December 1991   Silver Star, Canada 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
10 14 December 1991   Thunder Bay, Canada 5 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
11 9 February 1992   Albertville, France 15 km Individual C Olympic Games[1] 1st
12 13 February 1992   Albertville, France 5 km Individual C Olympic Games[1] 2nd
13 15 February 1992   Albertville, France 10 km Pursuit F Olympic Games[1] 1st
14 21 February 1992   Albertville, France 30 km Individual F Olympic Games[1] 2nd
15 7 March 1992   Funäsdalen, Sweden 5 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
16 14 March 1992   Vang, Norway 15 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
17 1992–93 18 December 1992   Val di Fiemme, Italy 15 km Individual F World Cup 1st
18 3 January 1993   Kavgolovo, Russia 30 km individual C World Cup 1st
19 16 January 1993   Cogne, Italy 10 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
20 21 February 1993   Falun, Sweden 5 km Individual C World Championships[1] 2nd
21 23 February 1993   Falun, Sweden 10 km Pursuit F World Championships[1] 3rd
22 27 February 1993   Falun, Sweden 30 km Individual F World Championships[1] 3rd
23 6 March 1993   Lahti, Finland 5 km Individual F World Cup 1st
24 9 March 1993   Lillehammer, Norway 5 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
25 10 March 1993   Lillehammer, Norway 10 km Pursuit F World Cup 1st
26 19 March 1993   Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia 10 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
27  1993–94  11 December 1993   Santa Caterina, Italy 5 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
28 21 December 1993   Toblach, Italy 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
29 8 January 1994   Kavgolovo, Russia 10 km Individual C World Cup 1st
30 15 January 1994   Oslo, Norway 15 km Individual F World Cup 1st
31 13 February 1994   Lillehammer, Norway 15 km Individual F Olympic Games[1] 2nd
32 15 February 1994   Lillehammer, Norway 5 km Individual C Olympic Games[1] 1st
33 17 February 1994   Lillehammer, Norway 10 km Pursuit F Olympic Games[1] 1st
34 6 March 1994   Lahti, Finland 30 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
35 20 March 1994   Thunder Bay, Canada 10 km Pursuit F World Cup 3rd
36 1995–96 25 November 1995   Vuokatti, Finland 5 km Individual C World Cup 1st
37 29 November 1995   Gällivare, Sweden 10 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
38 10 December 1995   Davos, Switzerland 10 km Pursuit C World Cup 1st
39 13 December 1995   Brusson, Italy 10 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
40 16 December 1995   Santa Caterina, Italy 10 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
41  1996–97  5 January 1997   Kavgolovo, Russia 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 12 victories
  • 21 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1989–90  4 March 1990   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 2nd Nageykina / Smetanina / Lazutina
2 11 March 1990   Örnsköldsvik, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Lazutina / Tikhonova / Välbe
3 1990–91 15 February 1991   Val di Fiemme, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 1st Smetanina / Tikhonova / Välbe
4 10 March 1991   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 1st Nageykina / Tikhonova / Välbe
5 1991–92 18 February 1992   Albertville, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F Olympic Games[1] 1st Välbe / Smetanina / Lazutina
6 8 March 1992   Funäsdalen, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Välbe / Lazutina / Nageykina
7 1992–93 26 February 1993   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 1st Välbe / Lazutina / Gavrylyuk
8 1993–94 22 February 1994   Lillehammer, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F Olympic Games[1] 1st Välbe / Lazutina / Gavrylyuk
9 1995–96 17 December 1995   Santa Caterina, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 1st Lazutina / Gavrylyuk / Välbe
10 10 March 1996   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Gavrylyuk / Lazutina / Välbe
11 1996–97 24 November 1996   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 1st Gavrylyuk / Lazutina / Välbe
12 8 December 1996   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Gavrylyuk / Lazutina / Välbe
13 15 December 1996   Brusson, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 1st Gavrylyuk / Danilova / Välbe
14  1998–99  14 March 1999   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Gavrylyuk / Reztsova / Skladneva
15 21 March 1999   Oslo, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Baranova-Masalkina / Reztsova / Skladneva
16 1999–00 28 November 1999   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 1st Skladneva / Reztsova / Chepalova
17 13 January 2000   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Danilova / Nageykina / Lazutina
18 27 February 2000   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 2nd Nageykina / Skladneva / Gavrylyuk
19 4 March 2000   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Denisova / Stchastlivaia / Skladneva
20  2000–01  26 November 2000   Beitostølen, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Danilova / Lazutina / Chepalova
21  2001–02  27 November 2001   Kuopio, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Sidko / Burukhina / Zavyalova

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

Personal lifeEdit

She is the mother of Viktor Sysoyev.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EGOROVA Ljubov". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ Будущий депутат ЗакСа Сысоев: Придумайте что-нибудь сами (in Russian). Fontanka. 20 September 2016.

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