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Yelizaveta Bagryantseva

Full name: Yelizaveta Petrovna Bagryantseva (-Verkhoshanskaya)
Original name: Елизавета Петровна Багрянцева (-Верхошанская)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: November 12, 1920 in Usolye-Sibirskoye, Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 24, 1996
Affiliations: Iskra Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

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Biography

From a remote Siberian salt-mining town, Yelizaveta Bagryantseva skiied in her youth and took up the discus throw while studying at the Novosibirsk Technicum of Physical Culture (now Novosibirsk College of Olympic Reserve). After graduating in 1941, Bagryantseva worked as a physical education teacher in Irkutsk until 1949, when she enrolled at the Moskva Institute of Physical Culture. The same year Bagryantseva took part in the Soviet Championships for the first time, winning a silver medal, her only medal at that meet. Bagryantseva was on the Soviet national team from 1949-52 and her career apex was the 1952 Olympics, where she won a silver medal. She also won silvers at the 1949 and 1951 World Student Games. Later Bagryantseva married Yury Verkhoshansky, a renowned Soviet coach and physical education professor, and worked as an athletics coach alongside her husband in Russia and later in Italy.

Personal Best\: DT – 49.20 (1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Women's Discus Throw Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2 47.08
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round One 3 43.58
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Two 2 47.08 47.08
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Three 2 44.26 47.08
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Four 2 43,97 47.08
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Five 2 44.58 47.08
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Six NP 43.00
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 6 QU 40.73
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round 1 AC foul
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round 2 6 40.73 40.73
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round 3 DNS pass
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