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Lyubov Galkina

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameLyubov Vladimirovna•Galkina
Used nameLyubov•Galkina
Original nameЛюбовь Владимировна•Галкина
Born15 March 1973 in Alapayevsk, Sverdlovsk (RUS)
Measurements165 cm / 56 kg
AffiliationsMoskva Army
NOC Russian Federation

Biography

As a youth, Lyubov Galkina played volleyball and handball, before taking up shooting. Galkina was selected to the Russian national team in 1997, while studying at Ural State Technical University, from which she graduated with a metallurgical engineering degree. During her career, Galkina has competed at three Olympics, reaching the final in all of her five Olympic appearances. She won Olympic gold in 2004 in small-bore-rifle, three positions and Olympic silvers in 2004 and 2008 air rifle. At the World Championships, Galkina has won two golds (2006 in small-bore-rifle, three positions, individual and team) and two bronzes (2002 in small-bore-rifle, three positions, team event and 2006 in air rifle, team). Galkina is also a seven-time European champion and has won the World Cup three times. She is married to a Russian shooter Yevgeny Aleynikov, who won bronze at the 2000 Olympics in air rifle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2000 Summer Olympics Shooting RUS Lyubov Galkina
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Women (Olympic) 4
2004 Summer Olympics Shooting RUS Lyubov Galkina
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Shooting RUS Lyubov Galkina
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (Olympic) 4
2012 Summer Olympics Shooting RUS Lyubov Galkina
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Women (Olympic) 10
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (Olympic) 28

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2004 Summer Olympics 14 August 2004 Shooting Air Rifle, 10 metres, Women (400 maximum) Preliminary Round 399 1
2004 Summer Olympics 20 August 2004 Shooting Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (709.0 maximum) Final Standings 688.4 1
2004 Summer Olympics 20 August 2004 Shooting Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (109.0 maximum) Final Round 101.4 1
2008 Summer Olympics 14 August 2008 Shooting Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Women (109.0 maximum) Final Round 102,4 4

Olympic family relations

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