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Yelena Melnikova

Full name: Yelena Vladimirovna Melnikova (-Chepikova)
Original name: Елена Владимировна Мельникова (-Чепикова)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: June 17, 1971 in Artyomovsk, Krasnoyarsk Kray, Russia
Affiliations: Profsoyuz Sverdlovsk
Country: EUN Unified Team
Sport: Biathlon

Related Olympians: Wife of Sergey Chepikov.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Yelena Melnikova was a successful junior biathlete, winning four golds at the 1988 and 1989 World Junior Championships, but was less successful as a senior competitor. Her only major international tournament medal came at the 1992 Winter Olympics, where she won a bronze in the relay, in her only start at those Olympics. She later married biathlete Sergey Chepikov.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Biathlon Women's 3 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Unified Team EUN 3 Bronze

Women's 3 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Biathlon Unified Team EUN Final Standings 3 25:59.2 0 0 0 1-16:54.6 3