Irina Laricheva (swimmer)

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Irina Laricheva
Personal information
Full name Ларичева Ирина Николаевна
Nationality  Soviet Union
Born (1963-07-22) July 22, 1963 (age 54)
Novosibirsk, Soviet Union
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Dynamo Novosibirsk[1]

Irina Nikolaevna Laricheva (Russian: Ирина Николаевна Ларичева;[2] born 1963[3]) is a retired Soviet swimmer who won a bronze medals in the 400 m freestyle at the 1983 European Aquatics Championships.[4] The same year she won five gold medals at the Universiade.[5][6] She missed the 1984 Summer Olympics due to their boycott by the Soviet Union and competed at the alternate Friendship Games instead, winning two medals in the 400 m and 800 m freestyle events.[7]

She works as a sports coach in Grodno, Belarus,[2] and competes in the masters category.[3][8]