Nina Statkevich

Nina Andreyevna Statkevich (Russian: Нина Андреевна Статкевич; born 16 February 1944) is a former speed skater who competed for the Soviet Union.[1]

Nina Statkevich
Nina Statkevich 1970.jpg
Nina Statkevich in 1970
Personal information
Born (1944-02-16) 16 February 1944 (age 77)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
SportSpeed skating
ClubVSS Trud Leningrad
Medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1970 West-Allis Sprint
Gold medal – first place 1971 Helsinki Allround
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Heerenveen Allround
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Heerenveen Allround
Gold medal – first place 1971 Leningrad Allround
Silver medal – second place 1972 Inzell Allround
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Brandbu Allround
Silver medal – second place 1974 Medeo Allround
Statkevich at the 1970 European championships

Nina Statkevich trained at VSS Trud in Leningrad. She won many titles – she was World Allround Champion, European Allround Champion twice, Soviet Allround Champion four times, and Soviet Sprint Champion. She also competed at the Winter Olympics, but never won an Olympic medal, a fifth place at the 1972 Olympics being her best result (on both 1000 m and 3000 m).

MedalsEdit

An overview of medals won by Statkevich during important championships she participated in, listing the years in which she won each:

Championships Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
Winter Olympics
World Allround 1971 1974
World Sprint 1970
European Allround 1970
1971
1972
1974
1973
Soviet Allround 1970
1971
1972
1974
1973
Soviet Sprint 1970 1973

World recordsEdit

Over the course of her career, Statkevich skated 2 world records on the then still natural ice of Medeo:

Distance Result Date Location
1,500 m 2:17.8 17 January 1970 Medeo
Mini combination 184.053 18 January 1970 Medeo

Personal bests:[1]

  • 500 m – 43.32 (1970)
  • 1000 m – 1:28.1 (1973)
  • 1500 m – 2:16.48 (1973)
  • 3000 m – 4:43.0 (1973)
  • 5000 m – 8:36.5 (1976)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Nina Statkevich. sports-reference.com

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