Anna Alekseyevna Boulygina
January 11, 1984
Salekhard, Soviet Union
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Updated on February 4, 2010.
Anna Alekseyevna Boulygina ( Russian: Анна Алексеевна Булыгина, born January 11, 1984 in Salekhard) is a Russian biathlete. Of now, her residence is Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Started competing in the World Cup in 2006-07 season ranking 31 in the
biathlon World Cup total score. Missed most of the 2007-08 season due to knee injury. In May 2008 she reappeared on the Russia's national team, and after summer training sessions was admitted to the World Cup. On 21 December 2008 in Hochfilzen came her first world cup win shared with the relay teammates.
First World Cup win came in
Antholz-Anterselva Pursuit on 24 January 2009 when she spectacularly stormed the last meters of the course to brush her rivals off the top spot.
Boulygina qualified for the
2010 Winter Olympics and made the strongest debut among the Russian Olympic first-timers in biathlon coming 4th in the sprint at Whistler-Blackcomb Olympic park, just missing the podium by 1.2 seconds.
Her most tangible result to date is a brilliant performance at the
2009 World Championships in Korea when she helped her teammates Svetlana Sleptsova, Olga Medvedtseva, Olga Zaitseva win the relay.
She hasn't made her appearance at the
2010–11 Biathlon World Cup yet.
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3 × 5 km
1984: Soviet Union (
Venera Chernychova, Liudmila Zabolotnaya, Kaija Parve) 1985: Soviet Union (
Venera Chernychova, Elena Golovina, Kaija Parve) 1986: Soviet Union (
Kaija Parve, Nadejda Belova, Venera Chernychova) 1987: Soviet Union (
Elena Golovina, Venera Chernychova, Kaija Parve) 1988: Soviet Union (
Venera Chernychova, Elena Golovina, Kaija Parve)
3 × 7.5 km
4 × 7.5 km
1993: Czech Republic (
Jana Kulhavá, Jiřina Adamičková, Iveta Knížková, Eva Háková) 1995: Germany (
Uschi Disl, Antje Harvey, Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm, Petra Behle) 1996: Germany (
Uschi Disl, Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm, Katrin Apel, Petra Behle) 1997: Germany (
Uschi Disl, Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm, Katrin Apel, Petra Behle) 1999: Germany (
Uschi Disl, Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm, Katrin Apel, Martina Zellner) 2000: Russia (
Olga Pyleva, Svetlana Chernousova, Galina Koukleva, Albina Akhatova) 2001: Russia (
Olga Pyleva, Anna Bogaliy, Galina Koukleva, Svetlana Ishmouratova)
4 × 6 km
2003: Russia (
Albina Akhatova, Svetlana Ishmouratova, Galina Koukleva, Svetlana Chernousova) 2004: Norway (
Linda Tjørhom, Gro Marit Istad Kristiansen, Gunn Margit Andreassen, Liv Grete Poirée) 2005: Russia (
Olga Pyleva, Svetlana Ishmouratova, Anna Bogaliy-Titovets, Olga Zaitseva) 2007: Germany (
Martina Glagow, Andrea Henkel, Magdalena Neuner, Kati Wilhelm) 2008: Germany (
Martina Glagow, Andrea Henkel, Magdalena Neuner, Kati Wilhelm) 2009: Russia (
Svetlana Sleptsova, Anna Boulygina, Olga Medvedtseva, Olga Zaitseva) 2011: Germany (
Andrea Henkel, Miriam Gössner, Tina Bachmann, Magdalena Neuner) 2012: Germany (
Tina Bachmann, Magdalena Neuner, Miriam Gössner, Andrea Henkel) 2013: Norway (
Hilde Fenne, Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland, Synnøve Solemdal, Tora Berger)