|Born||May 23, 1919[note 1]
|Died||April 14, 1983
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Nina Yakovlevna Dumbadze (Russian: Нина Яковлевна Думбадзе; May 23, 1919 — April 14, 1983)[note 1] was a discus thrower who represented the USSR. She won the European Championship in 1946 and 1950 and a bronze medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
Dumbadze was born in Odessa and trained at Dynamo in Tbilisi. She threw 53.25 metres in 1948 to break Gisela Mauermayer's twelve-year-old world record. She improved this to 53.37 m in 1951. In August 1952 the world record was improved to 53.61 m by Nina Romashkova. Dumbadze recaptured it a month later with 57.04 m, and the record stood until 1960, when Tamara Press beat it by eleven centimetres.
- Biography (Russian)
|Women's discus throw world record holder
August 8, 1948 – August 9, 1952
October 18, 1952 – September 12, 1960
|This biographical article relating to Georgian athletics is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article relating to Soviet athletics is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|