Olga Bogoslovskaya

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Olga Bogoslovskaya
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Olympic Games
Representing the  Unified Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 4x100 m relay
World Championships
Representing  Russia
Gold medal – first place 1993 Stuttgart 4x100 m relay

Olga Mikhaylvna Bogoslovskaya (Russian: Ольга Михайловна Богословская; born May 20, 1964) is a retired Russian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres. Today she is a sports journalist.

She competed for the Unified Team at the age of 28 in the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain in the 4 x 100 metres with her team mates Galina Malchugina, Marina Trandenkova and Irina Privalova who had finished third in the 100 metres. Her record was a time of 42.16, and she received a silver medal- second only to the United States team of Evelyn Ashford, Esther Jones, Carlette Guidry, Gwen Torrence, and Michelle Finn, who received a time of 42.11. Her medal contributed to the other 111 medals that the Unified Team received, making them the highest earning team in the 1992 Olympics.

Doping allegations[edit]

In 1994, a doping test taken by Bogoslovskaya at the famous Cologne laboratory of Manfred Donike proved positive. The substance was obviously a steroid. After receiving a two-year disqualification and training for one more season, the athlete decided to end her career. [1]

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