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Alla Grishchenkova

Full name: Alla Vladimirovna Grishchenkova
Original name: Алла Владимировна Грищенкова
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: August 27, 1961 in Snezhinsk, Chelyabinsk, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Chelyabinsk
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Alla Grishchenkova, the best Soviet female butterfly swimmer at the end of 1970s, competed at three major international tournaments during her career: the 1977 European Championships, the 1978 World Championships, and the 1980 Olympics. She medaled only at the 1980 Olympics, however, winning bronze in the medley relay. Her best individual result was also from the 1980 Olympics, when she was eighth in the 200 fly. Domestically, Grishchenkova won four Soviet titles, doubling in the 100/200 fly in 1978-79. She also won two silver medals at the Soviet championships, the 1977 100 fly and the 1978 4x100 free relay.

Personal Best: 100 m butterfly – 1:03.49 (1979); 200 m butterfly – 2:15.70 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly Soviet Union URS 4 h4 r1/2
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Women's 200 metres Butterfly Soviet Union URS 8
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Four 4 1:04.10

Women's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Soviet Union Final 8 2:15.70
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Three 3 QU 2:16.01

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Soviet Union URS Final 3 4:13.61 1:02.72 3:17.42