Olga Chernyavskaya

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Olga Chernyavskaya, née Davydova, then Burova (Russian: Ольга Чернявская; born September 17, 1963 in Irbit) is a Russian discus thrower best known for winning the gold medal at the 1993 World Championships. Her best Olympic performance is 5th place in 1992, and she even competed in 2004 at the age of 41. Her personal best is 68.38m, achieved in 1992.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd Discus 65.46 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 2nd Discus
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 5th Discus 64.02 m
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 1st Discus
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th Discus
1995 World Championships Göteborg, Sweden 3rd Discus
1996 Summer Olympics Atlanta, United States 6th Discus

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