Lyubov Sadchikova

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Born (1951-09-22)22 September 1951
Samara, Russia
Died 22 November 2012(2012-11-22) (aged 61)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Sport
Sport Speed skating
Club Burevestnik Smolensk

Lyubov Ivanovna Sadchikova (Russian: Любовь Ивановна Садчикова; 22 September 1951 – 22 November 2012)[1] was a Soviet speed skater who won the all-round world championship in 1978.[2] In 1975, she set a world record in 500 m. Next year, she finished sixth in the same event at the 1976 Winter Olympics.[3]

She won five national titles in 500 m (1975, 1978) and 1000 m (1974, 1976, 1977) and finished second four times, in all-round (1976, 1974, 1977) and 500 m (1973). In 1974 and 1976 she was third in 500 m. She graduated from an Institute of Physical Education in Samara.[4]

Personal bests:[3]

  • 500 m – 40.84 (1978)
  • 1000 m – 1:23.80 (1976)
  • 1500 m – 2:13.76 (1976)
  • 3000 m – 5:02.50 (1976)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyubov Sadchikova's obituary (Russian)
  2. ^ Ljoebov Sadtsjikova (URS). schaatsstatistieken.nl
  3. ^ a b Lyubov Sadchikova. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ САДЧИКОВА Любовь Ивановна. infosport.ru