Natalya Mikhaylova

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Natalya Mikhaylova
Natalya Mikhaylova 1966.jpg
Natalya Mikhaylova in 1966
Personal information
Born (1948-05-19) 19 May 1948 (age 70)
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club CSKA Moscow

Natalya Vasilievna Mikhaylova (Russian: Наталья Васильевна Михайлова;[1] born 19 May 1948) is a Soviet swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay at the 1966 European Aquatics Championships; she finished fourth in the individual 100 m backstroke competition.[2] She also took part in the 1964 Summer Olympics in two events, but did not reach the finals.[3] During her career she won six national titles and set 21 national records in various backstroke, freestyle and medley events.[4]

Since the introduction of masters tournaments in the Soviet Union in 1989 she competes in this category. She won one gold, five silver and six bronze medals at European championships, as well as two silver and four bronze medals at world championships. Nationally, she won 82 titles and set more than 150 records between 1989 and 2010.[4]