Yelena Miroshina

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Yelena Miroshina
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Born June 5, 1974
Moscow, Soviet Union
Died December 18, 1995
Moscow, Russia

Yelena Miroshina (Russian: Елена Мирошина, June 5, 1974 - December 18, 1995) was a Russian diver, best known for twice winning the gold medal at the European Championships in the women's 10 m platform.[1]

Miroshina competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics, and represented two different countries: the Soviet Union (1988) and the Unified Team (1992). She was affiliated with Spartak during her career. Miroshina was the youngest participant among the 89 (49 men and 40 women) competitors from 31 countries at the Seoul Games, with 14 years and 105 days.

On 18 December, 1995, a 21-year-old Miroshina was found dead under the windows of her apartment in Moscow, where the cause of her death remains unknown.[1]

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