Natalya Akhrimenko

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Natalya Akhrimenko (Russian: Наталья Ахрименко; born May 12, 1955 in Novokuybyshevsk, Samara Oblast) is a retired track and field shot putter from Russia, best known for competing at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. There she ended up in seventh place, just like eight years later in Seoul, South Korea.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th 19.74 m
1983 Universiade Edmonton, Canada 3rd 18.67 m
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 20.33 m
European Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 20.68 m
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 1st 20.84 m
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 5th 19.32 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 5th 20.68 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th 20.13 m