Nina Statkevich

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Nina Statkevich
Nina Statkevich 1970.jpg
Nina Statkevich in 1970
Personal information
Born (1944-02-16) 16 February 1944 (age 70)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Sport Speed skating
Club Trud
Statkevich at the 1970 European championships

Nina Andreyevna Statkevich (Russian: Нина Андреевна Статкевич; born 16 February 1944) is a former speed skater who competed for the Soviet Union.[1]

Nina Statkevich trained at VSS Trud in Leningrad. She won many titles – she was World Allround Champion, European Allround Champion twice, Soviet Allround Champion four times, and Soviet Sprint Champion. She also competed at the Winter Olympics, but never managed to win an Olympic medal, a fifth place at the 1972 Olympics being her best result (on both 1000 m and 3000 m).

Medals[edit]

An overview of medals won by Statkevich during important championships she participated in, listing the years in which she won each:

Championships Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
Winter Olympics
World Allround 1971 1974
World Sprint 1970
European Allround 1970
1971
1972
1974
1973
Soviet Allround 1970
1971
1972
1974
1973
Soviet Sprint 1970 1973

World records[edit]

Over the course of her career, Statkevich skated 2 world records on the then still natural ice of Medeo:

Distance Result Date Location
1,500 m 2:17.8 17 January 1970 Medeo
Mini combination 184.053 18 January 1970 Medeo

Personal bests:[1]

  • 500 m – 43.32 (1970)
  • 1000 m – 1:28.1 (1973)
  • 1500 m – 2:16.48 (1973)
  • 3000 m – 4:43.0 (1973)
  • 5000 m – 8:36.5 (1976)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nina Statkevich. sports-reference.com