Elena Vaytsekhovskaya

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Elena Vaytsekhovskaya
Vaitsehovskaja by Ivan Isaev from Russian Ski Magazine.jpg
Medal record
Women's diving
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Platform

Elena Vaytsekhovskaya (Russian: Елена Вайцеховская;[1] born 1 March 1958) is a former Soviet diver and Olympic champion.[2] She competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, where she received a gold medal in platform diving.[3]

Since 1991 she has worked as a sports journalist for Sport-Express, and is considered one of the best sports journalists in Russia.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Авторы СЭ: Елена Вайцеховская [Authors SE: Elena Vaytsekhovskaya]. Sport Express (in Russian). Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Yelena Vaytsekhovskaya". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  3. ^ "1976 Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Diving"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 26 September 2008)

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