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Saida Gunba

Full name: Saida Gunba (-Kikidze)
Original name: საიდა გუმბა
Other name(s): Saida Kanosovna Gunba, Саида Каносовна Гунба
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 30, 1959 in Sukhumi, Apkhazeti, Georgia
Affiliations: Burevestnik Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Saida Gunba took up athletics in 1974 and was selected for the Soviet national team in 1978. The apex of her career was at the 1980 Olympics, where she won a surprising silver medal in her only major international. Gunba won Soviet titles in 1978-79, adding a national silver in 1983. She worked as an athletics coach in Sukhumi, Georgia after finishing her sports career.

Personal Best\: JT – 68.28 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2 67.76
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round One 2 66.08
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Two 2 67.76 67.76
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Three 2 foul 67.76
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Four 2 63.78 67.76
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Five 2 foul 67.76
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Six NP 65.06
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 3 QU 63.98
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B 2 63.98
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 63.98
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 2 pass 63.98
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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