Yelena Melnikova

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameYelena Vladimirovna•Melnikova (-Chepikova)
Used nameYelena•Melnikova
Original nameЕлена Владимировна•Мельникова (-Чепикова)
Born17 June 1971 in Artyomovsky, Sverdlovsk (RUS)
Measurements167 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsProfsoyuz Sverdlovsk
NOC Unified Team
Nationality Russian Federation
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Yelena Melnikova was a successful junior biathlete, winning four golds at the 1988 and 1989 World Junior Championships, but was less successful as a senior competitor. Her only major international tournament medal came at the 1992 Winter Olympics, where she won a bronze in the relay, in her only start at those Olympics. She later married biathlete Sergey Chepikov.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1992 Winter Olympics Biathlon EUN RUS Yelena Melnikova
3 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team 3 Bronze

Olympic family relations