Tamara Tikhonova

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Not to be confused with Tamara Tikhonina.
Tamara Tikhonova
Medal record
Women's cross country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary 20 km
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary 4 × 5 km
Silver medal – second place 1988 Calgary 5 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1985 Seefeld 4 × 5 km
Gold medal – first place 1991 Val di Fiemme 4 × 5 km
Silver medal – second place 1989 Lahti 4 × 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Lahti 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Val di Fiemme 10 km

Tamara Ivanovna Tikhonova (Russian: Тама́ра Ива́новна Ти́хонова) (born 13 June 1964 in the village of Kovalyovo, Kezsky District, Udmurt ASSR, Soviet Union) is a former Soviet Russian cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1992. She represented the Soviet Union at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, where she won three medals with golds in the 20 km and the 4×5 km relay, and a silver in the 5 km.

Tikhonova also won five medals for the USSR at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two golds (4×5 km: 1985, 1991), one silver (4×5 km: 1989), and two bronzes (10 km: 1989, 1991). Her only World Cup victory was in a 10 km event in Yugoslavia in 1987.

She was awarded Order of the Red Banner of Labour.

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