Natalia Paderina

Natalia Paderina nee Natalia Akhmertdinova (born November 1, 1975 in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian sport shooter. She won the silver medal in Women's 10m air pistol at the 2008 Summer Olympics. At that event, she shared the podium with bronze medalist Nino Salukvadze of Georgia. Georgia and Russia were at war at the time. They hugged and shook hands, which was seen as a peaceful gesture.[1]

Olympic medal record
Women's Shooting
Representing  Russia
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 10m air pistol
Olympic results
Event 2004 2008 2012
25 metre pistol 23rd
572
19th
579
10 metre air pistol 5th
386+95.9
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Silver
391+98.1
37th
375

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