Rima Batalova

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Rima Batalova
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Paralympic Games
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Gold 1988 Seoul 400 metres - B2
Gold 1988 Seoul 800 metres - B2
Bronze 1988 Seoul 100 metres - B2
Competitor for Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona 200 metres - B2
Gold 1992 Barcelona 400 metres - B2
Gold 1992 Barcelona 800 metres - B2
Gold 1992 Barcelona 1500 metres - B2
Silver 1992 Barcelona 100 metres - B2
Competitor for  Russia
Gold 1996 Atlanta 400 metres - T11
Gold 1996 Atlanta 800 metres - T10-11
Gold 1996 Atlanta 1500 metres - T10-11
Gold 1996 Atlanta 3000 metres - T10-11
Gold 2000 Sydney 800 metres - T12
Gold 2000 Sydney 1500 metres - T12
Gold 2000 Sydney 5000 metres - T12
Silver 2004 Athens 800 metres - T12
Bronze 2004 Athens 1500 metres - T12

Rima Batalova is a Paralympian athlete from Russia competing mainly in category T12 middle distance events.

Biography[edit]

Batalova has competed in six Paralympics, she first competed as part of the Soviet Union team in the 1988 Summer Paralympics where she won golds in the 1500m and 200m and a bronze in the 300m. In barcelona in 1992 competing as part of the Unified team she won a further four gold medals in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m as well as silver in the 100m and finishing outside the medals in the 300m. In her next two in 1996 and 2000 she was undeafeted winning 7 gold medals in total including defending her 800m and 1500m titles. In 2004 and 2008 she only competed in the 800m and 1500m but was unable to achieve the same glory with just a silver and bronze in 2004 and nothing in 2008 bringing her tally to 13 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. [1][2]

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