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Lyubov Mukhachova

Full name: Lyubov Alekseyevna Mukhachova (-Osipova)
Original name: Любовь Алексеевна Мухачёва (-Осипова)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2 (158 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: July 23, 1947 in Staraya Russa, Novgorod, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Apatity
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Lyubov Mukhachova made her only international tournament appearance at the 1972 Olympics, where she won gold in the relay, was fourth at 10 km and sixth at 5 km. Domestically Mukhachova never won an individual Soviet title, but was a Soviet champion in the relay five times (1970-72, 1975, 1976). Later, Mukhachova worked as a cross-country skiing coach. Since 2003, an annual cross-country skiing tournament in her honor has been held in Boksitogorsk, Leningrad Oblast.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres Soviet Union URS 6
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres Soviet Union URS 4
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 6 17:12.08

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 4 34:58.56 16:53.42 5

Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 16:49.20 16:49.20 1
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