Olga Nazarova (Russian: Ольга Назарова) (born 1 June 1965) is a retired athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She represented the Soviet Union.
She competed for the Soviet Union in the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul in the 400m where she won the bronze medal. She then joined with gold medalist Olga Bryzgina, 400m hurdles silver medalist Tatyana Ledovskaya and fellow Soviet Mariya Pinigina to win gold in the 4 x 400m relay. That USSR relay team set a new world record of 3:15.17 minutes which is still unbeaten (as of 2013 ).
She returned to compete for the Commonwealth of Independent States in the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, finishing fourth in the 400m final. In the 4 x 400 metres, she won the gold medal with Olga Bryzgina who had this time won the silver medal in the 400m, Yelena Ruzina and Lyudmila Dzhigalova.
Note: The Soviet Union originally finished 2nd in the 4 x 400m at the 1986 European Championships, before being disqualified for a lane infringement.
- 1972: East Germany (Käsling, Kühne, Seidler, Zehrt)
- 1976: East Germany (Maletzki, Rohde, Streidt, Brehmer)
- 1980: Soviet Union (Prorochenko, Goyshchik, Zyuskova, Nazarova)
- 1984: United States (Leatherwood, S. Howard, Brisco-Hooks, Cheeseborough, Dixon, D. Howard)
- 1988: Soviet Union (Ledovskaya, Nazarova, Pinigina, Bryzhina, Dzhigalova)
- 1992: Unified Team (Ruzina, Dzhigalova, Nazarova, Bryzhina, Nurutdinova, Shmonina)
- 1996: United States (Stevens, Malone-Wallace, Graham, Miles, Wilson)
- 2000: United States (Miles Clark, Hennagan, Colander, Anderson)
- 2004: United States (Trotter, Henderson, Richards, Hennagan, Robinson)
- 2008: United States (Wineberg, Felix, Henderson, Richards, Hastings)
- 2012: United States (Trotter, Felix, McCorory, Richards-Ross, Baker, Dixon)