Svetlana Grankovskaya

Svetlana Grankovskaya (also spelt Svetlana Grankovskaia, born 22 February 1976)[1] is a Ukrainian track racing cyclist from Kharkiv, and four times world champion. Despite being born in Ukraine, independent since 1991, she has represented Russia at world championships, Summer Olympics and World Cup events.[2]

Svetlana Grankovskaya
Personal information
Full nameSvetlana Grankovskaya
Born (1976-02-22) 22 February 1976 (age 43)
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider

She missed a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, losing the sprint in the final against Anna Meares of Australia.

PalmarèsEdit

2001
1st Sprint, Track World Championships
2002
2nd Sprint, 2002 Track World Cup, Monterrey
3rd Keirin, 2002 Track World Cup, Monterrey
2nd Sprint, 2002 Track World Cup, Moscow
2003
1st Sprint, Track World Championships
1st Keirin, Track World Championships
2004
1st Sprint, Track World Championships
1st Sprint, 2004 Track World Cup, Moscow
1st Team Sprint, 2004 Track World Cup, Moscow (with Oksana Grichina)
4th Summer Olympics
2008
3rd Team Sprint, Round 1, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Manchester

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete Biography - GRANKOWSKAJA Swetlana". Beijing Olympics official website. Archived from the original on 2008-09-15.
  2. ^ Svetlana Grankovskaya at Cycling Archives