Olena Petrova

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Olena Petrova
Олена Петрова (cropped).jpg
Medal record
Women's biathlon
Representing  Ukraine
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano 15 km individual
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1996 Ruhpolding Team event
Silver medal – second place 1999 Kontolahti 12.5 km mass start
Silver medal – second place 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 7.5 km sprint
Silver medal – second place 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 4 × 6 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Ruhpolding 15 km individual
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Rupholding 4 x 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie Team event
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Oslo 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Pokljuka 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Oberhof 15 km individual

Olena Petrova (formerly Elena Petrova) (born September 24, 1972 in Moscow) is a former Ukrainian biathlete.[1] Petrova had switched to competing for Ukraine when she was unable to land a spot on the Russian team.[1] She is a Merited Master of Sports of Ukraine and a former member of Dynamo (Ukraine).

She débuted on the World Cup circuit in 1992.[1] Petrova ended her career in January 2008; to become a youth coach in Ukraine.[1][2]

Career[edit]

  • Olympics
  • 1998 - silver medal on the 15 km
  • World Championships
  • 1996 - Silver medal in the Team event, bronze medal on the 15 km and on the relay
  • 1997 - Bronze medal in the Team event
  • 1999 - Silver medal on the mass-start
  • 2000 - Bronze medal on the relay
  • 2001 - Bronze medal on the relay
  • 2003 - Silver medal on the sprint, and on the relay
  • 2004 - Bronze medal on the 15 km

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Olena Petrova, Sports Reference LLC
  2. ^ Olena Petrova: " I wish to shoot during the hunting ", biathlon.com.ua (13 January 2008)
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Andriy Deryzemlya
Flagbearer for  Ukraine
Salt Lake 2002
Succeeded by
Nataliya Yakushenko