|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Klara Ivanovna•Guseva-Nesterova|
|Original name||Клара Ивановна•Гусева-Нестерова|
|Born||8 March 1937 in Pichersk, Tambov (RUS)|
|Died||12 May 2019 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)|
|Affiliations||Spartak Ryazan, Ryazan (RUS) / Burevestnik Ryazan, Ryazan (RUS)|
The winter of 1960 was very successful for Klara Guseva. On January 21 she won her only Soviet title, in the 1,000 m, and was runner-up at the Soviet All-Around Championships and in the 500 m and 1,500 m, then ten days later won the 1,000 m at the World Championships. On February 22, she won the Winter Olympic 1,000 m gold medal. Her next international appearance was at the 1961 World Championships, where she won a bronze in the 1,000 m and was fifth in the all-around. She made her last international appearance at the 1964 Olympics, where she finished fourth in the 3,000 m. Domestically, besides her medals at the 1960 Soviet Championships, Klara Nesterova-Guseva won three bronzes in the 1,000 m – in 1957, 1963 and 1965. In 2019, she was hit by a car and succumbed to her injuries.
Personal Bests: 500 – 46.3 (1965); 1000 – 1:34.1 (1960); 1500 – 2:28.7 (1960); 3000 – 5:14.0 (1965).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1960 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||URS||RUS||Klara Guseva|
|500 metres, Women (Olympic)||=6|
|1,000 metres, Women (Olympic)||1||Gold|
|1,500 metres, Women (Olympic)||4|
|1964 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||URS||RUS||Klara Nesterova|
|3,000 metres, Women (Olympic)||4|