Elvīra Ozoliņa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Elvīra Ozoliņa
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1960 Rome Javelin throw
Universiade
Gold 1959 Torino Javelin throw

Elvīra Anatolyevna Ozoliņa (Russian: Эльвира Анатольевна Озолина) (born October 8, 1939 in Leningrad) is a retired Latvian (and former Soviet) athlete, who competed in javelin throw. She won the gold medal for the USSR team in the 1960 Olympics and was awarded Order of the Red Banner of Labour that year.

Ozoliņa trained at VSS Burevestnik in Leningrad. She is married to Jānis Lūsis, 1968 Olympic champion in men's javelin throw. Their son, Voldemārs Lūsis, is also a javelin thrower who competed in 2000 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics.

References[edit]