Yelena Ruzina

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Yelena Ruzina
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Olympic Games
Competitor for Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Competitor for  Russia
Silver 1993 Stuttgart 4x400 m relay
World Indoor Championships
Gold 1995 Barcelona 4x400 m relay

Yelena Ivanovna Ruzina (Russian: Елена Ивановна Рузина) (born 3 April 1964 in Voronezh) is a retired athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She represented the Soviet Union and later, Russia.

She competed for Commonwealth of Independent States at the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain in the 4 x 400 metres where she won the gold medal with her team mates Lyudmila Dzhigalova, Olga Nazarova, and 400 metres silver medalist Olga Bryzgina.[1] She won another relay gold medal at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic medal wrapup". USA Today. August 11, 1992. p. 10C. 
  2. ^ http://www2.iaaf.org/WIC97/stats/wic95/wic95res.pdf