Olga Kuragina

Olga Vitalyevna Kuragina (Russian: Ольга Витальевна Курагина; born 21 April 1959) is a former Soviet track and field athlete who competed mainly in the pentathlon.

Olga Kuragina
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Pentathlon

She competed for the USSR in the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, in the Pentathlon where she won the bronze medal behind team mates Nadiya Tkachenko and Olga Rukavishnikova for a Soviet clean sweep in the last Olympic pentathlon competition, after 1980 the women competed in the heptathlon event instead.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olga Kuragina Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.