Nina Rocheva

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Nina Rocheva
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 5 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Falun 4 x 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Lahti 4 x 5 km

Nina Rocheva born Nina Selyunina (Russian: Нина Рочева) (born October 13, 1948) was a former Soviet cross-country skier who competed from 1978 to 1980. She won a silver medal in the 4 x 5 km at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

Rocheva also earned two medals in the 4 x 5 km at the world ski championships: gold (under her maiden name Selyunina at the 1974 Championships in Falun and bronze at the 1978 Championships in Lahti.

Married to the Soviet Olympic champion in cross-country skiing Vasily Pavlovich Rochev, she is the mother of Vasily Vasilyevich Rochev, also olympic medalist in that discipline.

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