Maria Gusakova

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Maria Ivanovna Gusakova (Russian: Мари́я Ива́новна Гусако́ва; born 2 February 1931) is a former Soviet cross-country skier who competed from the late 1950s to the early 1960s for VSS Spartak. She won a complete set Winter Olympic medals with a gold in the 10 km (1960), a silver in the 3 × 5 km relay (1960) and a bronze in the 10 km (1964). Gusakova also earned a complete set of medals at the 1962 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 3 × 5 km relay, a silver in the 10 km, and a bronze in the 5 km. She was born in the village of Timoshkino, Shilovsky District, Ryazan Oblast.

Maria Gusakova
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Squaw Valley 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1960 Squaw Valley 3 × 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Innsbruck 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Zakopane 3 × 5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 1962 Zakopane 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Zakopane 5 km

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1960 29 N/A Gold Silver
1964 33 Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1958 27 N/A 6
1962 31 Bronze Silver Gold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GUSAKOVA Maria". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 23 December 2019.

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