Olga Nazarova (biathlete)

Olga Viktorovna Nazarova (born in Omsk on (1977-08-27)August 27, 1977) is a Russian-born Belarusian biathlete.[1]

Olga Nazarova
Born(1977-08-27)August 27, 1977
Omsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Medal record
Women's biathlon
Representing  Belarus
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Oslo 12.5 km mass start
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Hochfilzen 4 × 6 km Relay
Representing  Russia
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Forni Avoltri 7.5 km team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Forni Avoltri 7.5 km sprint
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Forni Avoltri 3 × 7.5 km relay
Updated on March 2, 2013.

Nazarova competed in the 2002,2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics for Belarus. Her best finish was 4th, as part of the 2006 Belarusian women's relay team. Her best individual placing was 6th, in the individual and the mass start. In 2002, she also finished 14th in the sprint, 11th in the pursuit and 7th with the relay team. In 2006, she also finished 8th in the sprint, and 7th in the pursuit and individual. In 2010, she finished 74th in the sprint.[2]

As of February 2013, Nazarova has won one medal at the Biathlon World Championships, a bronze with the Belarusian women's relay team, in 2005. Her best individual result at the Biathlon World Championships is 9th, in the 2009 sprint.[1]

As of February 2013, Nazarova has won eight Biathlon World Cup medals. This includes two individual medals, both bronze in mass start events at Holmenkollen in 2002/03 and 2005/06. She also has two gold medals, won in the women's relay with Belarus at Brezno in 2002/03 and Hochfilzen in 2003/04. Her best overall finish in the Biathlon World Cup is 13th, in 2008/09.[1]

World Cup PodiumsEdit

Season[1] Location Event Rank
2001/02 Holmenkollen Mass Start  
2002/03 Brezno Relay  
2002/03 Antholz Relay  
2002/03 Holmenkollen Relay  
2003/04 Hochfilzen Relay  
2004/05 Torino Relay  
2005/06 Oberhof Relay  
2005/62 Holmenkollen Mass Start  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d IBU Profile
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Olga Nazarova". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.

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