Galina Murašova

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Galina Murašova (Russian: Галина Мурашова; born December 22, 1955 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a retired female discus thrower, who competed for the Soviet Union at two Summer Olympics: 1980 and 1988. Her last name is sometimes also spelled as Murashova.

Murašova set the Lithuanian national record in the women's discus throw on August 18, 1984 in Prague, by throwing 72.14 metres. She claimed the silver medal in the women's discus throw event at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, behind East Germany's Martina Opitz.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1980 Summer Olympics Moscow, Soviet Union 7th 63.84 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 67.44 m