Nadezhda Olizarenko

Olympic medal record
Women’s Athletics
Gold1980 Moscow800 metres
Bronze1980 Moscow1500 metres


Nadezhda Olizarenko (born 28 November 1953) is a retired athlete who competed mainly in the 800 metres. She represented the Soviet Union.

She competed for Soviet Union in the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russia in the 800 metres where she won the gold medal ahead of country women Olga Mineyeva and Tatyana Providokhina for a Soviet clean sweep of the medals. This added to the bronze medal she won in the 1500 m at the same games.

In 1980 Olizarenko set a world record and also her personal best over 800 metres with 1:53.43; this record stood until 1983, when it was bettered by Jarmila Kratochvílová. As of 2007, it is still the all-time number two mark in women's 800 meters.

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1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow in the Soviet Union. Another candidate in the bid to organize the Olympics was Los Angeles.
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Olympic medal record
Women’s Track and field
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Silver 1980 Moscow 800 metres

Olga Pavlovna Mineyeva (Russian:
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Olympic medal record
Women’s Track and field
Bronze 1980 Moscow 800 metres

Tatyana Providokhina (Russian: Татьяна
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Silver 1980 Moscow 400 m
World Championships
Gold 1983 Helsinki 400 m
Gold 1983 Helsinki 800 m
Silver 1983 Helsinki 4x400 m relay
European Championships
Silver 1982 Athens 400 m
Silver 1982 Athens 4x400 m relay
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This is the complete list of women's Olympic medalists in athletics from 1896 to 2004.
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100 metres


Games Gold Silver Bronze
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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
Gold 1928 Amsterdam 800 metres Karoline "Lina" Radke-Batschauer (October 18, 1903 – February 14, 1983) was a German runner. She was the first Olympic champion in the 800 m for women.
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Olympic medal record
Women's Athletics
Gold 1960 Rome 800 metres

Lyudmila Ivanovna Shevtsova (Russian: Людмила Ивановна
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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Women's athletics
Silver 1964 Tokyo 400 m
Gold 1964 Tokyo 800 m Ann Elizabeth Packer
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Olympic medal record
Women's Athletics
Gold 1968 Mexico City 800 metres
Silver 1972 Munich 4x400 metre relay

Madeline Manning (Madeline Manning Mims) (born 11 January 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a former American athlete.
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Olympic medal record
Women's Athletics
Gold 1972 Munich 800 metres
Bronze 1972 Munich 4x400 metre relay

Hildegard Falck, née Janze (born 8 June 1949 in Nettelrede) is a retired German athlete who competed mainly in the 800 metres.
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Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1976 Montreal 800 m
Gold 1976 Montreal 1500 m
Gold 1980 Moscow 1500 m
World Championships
Bronze 1983 Helsinki 3000 m

Tatyana Vasilyevna Kazankina
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Competitor for  Romania
Olympic Games
Gold 1984 Los Angeles 800 m
Silver 1984 Los Angeles 1500 m
World Championships
Bronze 1987 Rome 1500 m

Doina Melinte (born December 27, 1956) is a retired Romanian athlete.
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Competitor for  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul 800 m
World Championships
Gold 1987 Rome 800 m

Sigrun Wodars (born November 7, 1965) is an East German former middle distance athlete, who was born Sigrun Ludwigs
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Competitor for  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold 1992 Barcelona 800 metres

Ellen Gezina Maria (Ellen) van Langen (born February 9, 1966 in Oldenzaal) is a former Dutch middle distance runner.
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Competitor for  Russia
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta 800 m
Gold 1996 Atlanta 1500 m
World Championships
Gold 1999 Seville 1500 m
Bronze 1999 Seville 800 m

Svetlana Alexandrovna Masterkova
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Competitor for  Mozambique
Olympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney 800 m
Bronze 1996 Atlanta 800 m
World Championships
Gold 1993 Stuttgart 800 m
Gold 2001 Edmonton 800 m
Gold 2003 Paris 800 m
Silver 1999 Seville 800 m
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Competitor for  United Kingdom
Women's athletics
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 800 m
Gold 2004 Athens 1500 m
Bronze 2000 Sydney 800 m
World Championships
Silver 1995 Gothenburg 1500 m
Silver 2003 Paris 800 m

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