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Svetlana Paramygina

Full name: Svetlana Vyacheslavovna Paramygina
Original name: Светлана Вячеславовна Парамыгина
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (164 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: April 5, 1965 in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk, Russia
Affiliations: Sport Minsk
Country: EUN Unified Team, BLR Belarus
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Svetlana Paramygina took up biathlon in 1983 and rose to the Soviet national team in 1989 after winning her first Soviet title. After the fall of Soviet Union, Paramygina elected to represent Belarus due to fierce competition within the Russian national team and she represented Belarus until the end of her career in 2001. During her career, Paramygina won the Olympic sprint silver in 1994 and World team titles in 1990, 1991 and 1994. She also won silver in the team event and bronze at 15 km at the 1993 World Championships. At the European Championships, Paramygina won the 20 km title in 1995, pursuit silver in 2000, and relay bronze in 1996 and she also won the relay titles at the 1998 and 2000 World Summer Biathlon Championships. Paramygina was the overall World Cup winner in 1993-94 and was runner-up in 1994-95. In 1994 she was also elected as Belarussian female athlete-of-the-year. Paramygina graduated from the Belarussian State University with a journalism degree in 2002 and later worked as a journalist with the Belarussian sports newspaper Pressball. She has also worked as a biathlon commentator with Belarus National Television.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Biathlon Women's 15 kilometres Unified Team EUN 21
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint Belarus BLR 2 Silver
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 15 kilometres Belarus BLR 4
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Belarus BLR 6
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint Belarus BLR 24
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Women's 15 kilometres Belarus BLR 12
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Women's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Belarus BLR 12

Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M S1T S1R S2T S2R
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Belarus Final Standings 2 26:09.9 2 2 0
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Belarus Final Standings 24 24:50.0 2 0 2 8:13.0 8 17:42.9 24

Women's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S2M S3M S4M S1T S1R S2T S2R S3T S3R S4T S4R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Biathlon Unified Team Final Standings 21 56:15.2 4 52:15.2 25 1 2 0 1
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Belarus Final Standings 4 53:21.3 4 49:21.3 3 3 1 0 0 11:36.8 58 23:45.4 38 33:21.2 21 44:43.7 4
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Belarus Final Standings 12 56:53.4 2 54:53.4 19 0 0 2 0 10:50.8 4 22:23.3 7 35:39.0 16 47:11.9 11

Women's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER ES S1ES S2ES
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Biathlon Belarus BLR Final Standings 6 26:40.8 0 0 0 1-54:55.1 6
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Biathlon Belarus BLR Final Standings 12 25:23.6 0 0 0 1-45:24.0 12 2 1 1