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Tatyana Devyatova

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameTatyana Nikolayevna•Devyatova (-Kostitsina)
Used nameTatyana•Devyatova
Original nameТатьяна Николаевна•Девятова (-Костицина)
Other namesTetyana Mykolaïvna Deviatova (-Kostitsyna), Тетяна Миколаївна Девятова (-Костіцина)
Born19 September 1948 in Kupyansk, Kharkiv (UKR)
Measurements166 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Kharkiv, Kharkiv (UKR)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Ukraine

Biography

Ukrainian Tatyana Devyatova was the top Soviet female butterfly swimmer in the 1960s. During her career, she competed in three international tournaments. Her first was the 1964 Olympics, where she won a bronze in the medley relay. At the 1966 European Championships, she won silver in the medley relay and was fourth in the 100 fly. At the 1968 Olympics, she was fourth in the medley relay and reached the semifinals of the 100 butterfly. Domestically, Devyatova won 11 Soviet titles – 1965-69 in 100 butterfly; 1966-67, 1969 in 200 butterfly; 1964-65 in 400 IM; and in 1969 in the medley relay.

Personal Best: 100 m butterfly – 1:06.8 (1967); 200 m butterfly – 2:28.8 (1968); 400 m individual medley – 5:42.0 (1965).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) URS UKR Tatyana Devyatova
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 17
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 3 Bronze
1968 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) URS UKR Tatyana Devyatova
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 10
200 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 9
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 4

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