Natalya Lisovskaya

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Natalya Lisovskaya
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Shot put
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Rome Shot put
Silver medal – second place 1991 Tokyo Shot put
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1985 Paris Shot put
Gold medal – first place 1987 Indianapolis Shot put
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1990 Split Shot put
IAAF World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1985 Canberra Shot put

Natalya Lisovskaya (Russian: Наталья Лисовская; born 16 July 1962 in Alegazy, Bashkir ASSR) is a former Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the shot put. Lisovskaya trained at Spartak in Moscow.

She competed for the USSR in the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea where she won the gold medal. Lisovskaya holds the world record in the women's shot put with a throw of 22.63 meters, which she achieved on 7 June 1987 in Moscow, Russia. She also has the four farthest throws of all time by a female shot putter.

Lisovskaya is married to men's hammer world record holder Yuriy Sedykh and has one daughter, Alexia. They live in Paris, France.


Preceded by
East Germany Ilona Slupianek
Women's Shot Put World Record Holder
7 June 1987 –
Succeeded by