|Native name||Наталья Ивановна Садова|
|Full name||Natalya Ivanovna Sadova|
|Born||15 July 1972 (age 45)
Gorkiy, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||95 kg (209 lb)|
|Country|| Soviet Union (1989–1991)
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||70.02 m (1999)|
She won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics held in Athens, Greece in 2004, as well as a silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and placed fourth in 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. She also competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, immediately after serving a two-year ban for doping, but failed to advance to the final round.
She originally won the gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics, but lost it due to a positive drugs test for caffeine. She was later cleared and let off a suspension, but in May 2006 she tested positive for an anabolic steroid and accepted a ban.
|Women's Discus Best Year Performance
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