Nataliya Sokolova

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNataliya Dmitriyevna•Sokolova (Kulichkova-)
Used nameNataliya•Sokolova
Original nameНаталья Дмитриевна•Соколова (Куличкова-)
Born6 October 1949 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements164 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


The apex of Nataliya Sokolova’s career came at the 1976 Olympics, where she reached the quarter-finals of the 400 and won a bronze with the Soviet 4×400 relay. At the 1974 European Championships, Sokolova won bronze in the 4×400 relay and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 400. She also won the 400 silver at the 1977 Universiade and a 4×400 relay bronze at the 1977 World Cup. Sokolova won two Soviet titles – in 1973-74 in the 4×400 relay, also winning a 1977 silver and 1976 bronze in the 400.

Personal Best: 400 – 51.43 (1976).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics URS RUS Nataliya Sokolova
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 8 h2 r3/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 3 Bronze

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