Nina Fyodorova-Baldycheva

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameNina Viktorovna•Fyodorova-Baldycheva
Used nameNina•Fyodorova-Baldycheva
Original nameНина Викторовна•Балдычева-Фёдорова
Born18 July 1947 in Travino, Pskov (RUS)
Died27 January 2019 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Measurements160 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsTrud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Nina Baldycheva (then Fydorova) made her international début at the 1970 World Championships, where she won gold in the relay and a bronze in the 5 km. She then competed at the 1972 Olympics, placing 10th in the 5 km, but was not selected to the relay team. At the 1974 World Championships she won her second title in the relay, while at the 1976 Olympics, Baldycheva again won gold in the relay, placing third in the 5 km and fourth in the 10 km. She was not selected to the Soviet 1978 World Championships team and made her last international appearance at the 1980 Olympics, where she won silver in the relay and was fifth in 5 km and sixth in 10 km. Domestically she won one individual Soviet title, at 5 km in 1971, and eight relay titles (1969-73, 1975-76, 1979). After her sporting career Baldycheva worked as a cross-country skiing coach in St. Petersburg.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1972 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Nina Fyodorova
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 10
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Nina Baldycheva
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 4
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Nina Baldycheva
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 5
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 6
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 2 Silver

Special Notes