Lyudmila Pinayeva

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Lyudmila Pinayeva
Hilde Lauer, Lyudmila Pinayeva, Marcia Jones 1964.jpg
Pinayeva (center) at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born 14 January 1936 (1936-01-14) (age 81)
Krasnoye Selo, Russia
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Trud Leningrad

Lyudmila Iosifovna Pinayeva (Russian: Людмила Иосифовна Пинаева-Хведосюк, née Khvedosyuk on 14 January 1936) is a retired Soviet sprint canoeist. She competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won four medals, with three golds and one bronze. She also won ten medals at the world championships with seven golds (K-1 500 m: 1966, 1970, 1971; K-4 500 m: 1963, 1966, 1971, 1973) and three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1963, K-2 500 m: 1963, 1973).

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