Galina Koukleva

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Galina Koukleva
Medal record
Women's biathlon
Competitor for  Russia
Olympic Games
Gold 1998 Nagano 7.5 km sprint
Silver 1998 Nagano 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City 4 × 7.5 km relay
World Championships
Gold 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 4 × 6 km relay
Gold 2001 Pokljuka 4 × 7.5 km relay
Gold 2000 Oslo 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver 2000 Oslo 12.5 km mass start
Silver 1999 Kontiolahti 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 4 × 7.5 km relay

Galina Alekseyevna Koukleva or Kukleva (Russian: Галина Алексеевна Куклева) (born November 21, 1972 in Ishimbay, Bashkortostan) is a former Russian biathlete. At the 1998 Olympics in Nagano. Koukleva won a gold medal on the 7.5 km sprint, and was in addition a part of the team that won a silver medal on the relay. Four years later at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City she was a part of the team that won bronze medal. In the World Championships she earned a silver medal in the mass start from 2000, in addition to five relay medals (gold in 2000, 2001 and 2003, silver in 1999 and bronze in 1997). She won 9 world cup competitions by the end of her career.

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