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Mariya Pisareva

Full name: Mariya Gerasimovna Pisareva (-Grigalka)
Original name: Мария Герасимовна Писарева (-Григалка)
Gender: Female
Born: April 9, 1934
Affiliations: Zenit Moskva
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Oto Grigalka.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

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Biography

The apex of Mariya Pisareva’s athletics career was 1956. A month before the 1956 Olympics, Pisareva jumped her personal best of 1.70 in Toshkent at the Soviet Olympic trials and was selected for the Soviet Olympic team. At the Olympics, Pisareva cleared 1.67 to win a silver medal. Besides her Olympic silver, Pisareva was Soviet high jump champion in 1955 and won bronzes at the 1951 and 1957 Soviet Championships. She later married Soviet-Latvian discus thrower Oto Grigalka, who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics and 1950 and 1954 European Championships, winning European silver in 1954 and bronze in 1950.

Personal Best\: HJ – 1.70 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Women's High Jump Soviet Union URS 2T Silver

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2T 1.67 0 0 4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.40 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.50 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.55 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.55
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.60 metres 1T o 0 0 2 1.60
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.64 metres 1T o 0 0 3 1.64
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.67 metres 1T o 0 0 4 1.67
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 1.70 metres 2T xxx 0 0 4 1.67
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 7T QU 1.58 0 0 4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 1.40 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.40
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 1.50 metres 7T o 0 0 2 1.50
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 1.55 metres 7T o 0 0 3 1.55
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 1.58 metres 7T o 0 0 4 1.58
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