Nadiya Stavko

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Nadiya Stavko
Personal information
Born (1958-05-03) May 3, 1958 (age 59)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club CSKA Moscow

Nadezhda "Nadiya" Hryhorivna Stavko (Ukrainian: Надія Григорівна Ставко; Russian: Надежда Григорьевна Ставко; born 3 May 1958) is a retired Ukrainian swimmer. She competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke and 4 × 100 m medley relay and finished in sixth, fourth and fourth place, respectively.[1] In 1974–1975 she won four national titles in backstroke events.[2] She retired from senior swimming in 1978 and later competed in the masters category, winning a national title in 1989. In 1991, together with her husband she moved to New Jersey, United States, where she works as a swimming coach.[3] She has a sister, Lyubov, and a son, Aleksandr.[4]