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Yekaterina Kalinchuk

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameYekaterina Illarionovna•Kalinchuk (Dyomina-)
Used nameYekaterina•Kalinchuk
Original nameЕкатерина Илларионовна•Калинчук (Дёмина-)
Born2 December 1922 in Zhitovo, Tula (RUS)
Died13 July 1997 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
AffiliationsStroytel Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Yekaterina Kalinchuk took up gymnastics in 1936 and was on the Soviet national team from 1948-52. Kalinchuk’s only international tournament was the 1952 Olympics, where she won golds in horse vault and team all-around and silver in team portable apparatus. Domestically Kalinchuk won the Soviet title on uneven bars in 1952 and bronzes at the Soviet Championships in horse vault in 1952-54. After finishing her sporting career, Kalinchuk worked as a gymnastics coach in Moskva (Moscow).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) URS RUS Yekaterina Kalinchuk
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 13
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
Team Portable Apparatus, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 2 Silver
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =47
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) 10
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) 18