Radya Yeroshina

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Radya Nikolayevna Yeroshina (Russian: Радья Николаевна Ерошина; September 17, 1930 – September 23, 2012) was a Soviet cross-country skier who competed in the 1950s and 1960s, training at Lokomotiv in Moscow.[1][2]

Radya Yeroshina
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 3 × 5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 1960 Squaw Valley 3 × 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Squaw Valley 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Lahti 3 × 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Zakopane 10 km

She won four Winter Olympic medals with three silvers in the 10 km (1956 and the 3 × 5 km relay (1956, 1960) and a bronze in the 10 km (1960).[2] She also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1958.[3]

Yeroshina also won two medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 3 × 5 km relay (1958) and a bronze in the 10 km (1962).[2]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 4 medals – (3 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1956 25 Silver Silver
1960 29 Bronze Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1958 27 N/A 4 Gold
1962 31 Bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Умерла Радья Ерошина…". Allsportinfo.ru. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
  2. ^ a b c Radia Erosjina at the International Ski Federation
  3. ^ Holmenkollen winners since 1892 Archived 2007-02-24 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit