Natalya Glebova

Natalya Glebova (née Shive, Russian: Наталья Глебова, née Шиве, born 30 April 1963) is a Russian speed skater who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics. In 1984 she won the bronze medal in the 500 m event. In the 1000 m competition she finished 37th. Four years later she finished ninth in the 500 m contest and 20th in the 1000 m event.[1]

Natalya Glebova
Natalya Glebova 1982.jpg
Natalya Glebova in 1982
Personal information
Born (1963-04-30) 30 April 1963 (age 58)
Kemerovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
SportSpeed skating
ClubSpartak Kemerovo

Her first international competitions were the 1982 European Championships where she won three bronze medals (all-around, 1,000 m and 1,500 m) and a silver medal in the 500 m. Next year she won a silver and a gold medal in the 500 m at the European and World All-around Championships, respectively, and finished eights overall. At the 1984 World Championships she again won silver in the 500 m. During her career, Glebova won six national titles: all-around in 1983, sprint all-around in 1984, 1,000 m in 1982 and 1984, 3,000 m in 1983, and 5,000 m in 1983. She retired after the 1988 Olympics. [1]

Personal bests:[1]

  • 500 m – 40.39 (1983)
  • 1000 m – 1:22.22 (1984)
  • 1500 m – 2:09.36 (1982)
  • 3000 m – 4:37.97 (1983)
  • 5000 m – 8:07.20 (1983)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Nataliya Shive-Glebova. sports-reference.com