Tamara Sosnova in 1966
18 December 1949 |
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
Tamara Mikhaylovna Sosnova (Russian: Тамара Михайловна Соснова; born 18 December 1949 in Moscow) is a retired Russian freestyle swimmer who won two medals at the 1966 European Aquatics Championships. She also competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics but did not reach the finals. Between 1964 and 1968 she won 10 national championships and set 21 national records in 100 m (1), 200 m (4), 400 m (8), 800 m (3), 1500 m (1) and freestyle relays (4).
After marriage, she changed her last name to Kravchenko (Russian: Кравченко). Her husband, Vladimir Kravchenko, also competed in swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics. After retiring from swimming she taught at the Russian State Agricultural University.
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