Alevtina Kolchina

former Russian skier

Alevtina Pavlovna Kolchina (Russian: Алевти́на Па́вловна Ко́лчина alternate spelling: Alevtina Koltsjina; 11 November 1930 – 1 March 2022) was a Soviet cross-country skier. She competed in four Winter Olympics, earning a total of five medals.

Alevtina Kolchina
Alevtina Kolchina Grenoble 1968 001.jpg
Kolchina at the 1968 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Born11 November 1930 (1930-11-11)
Pavlovsk village, Perm Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]
Died1 March 2022 (2022-04) (aged 91)
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)[2]
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubIskra Leningrad
Burevestnik Moscow
Dynamo Moscow[2]

Kolchina died on 1 March 2022, at the age of 91.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Только тренировалась и спала". Олимпийской чемпионке Алевтине Колчиной исполнилось 90 лет. tass.ru. 11 November 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Alevtina Kolchina". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  3. "СМИ: умерла олимпийская чемпионка по лыжным гонкам Алевтина Колчина". TASS. Retrieved 2022-03-04.