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Yelena Ruzina

Full name: Yelena Ivanovna Ruzina (Rykunova-)
Original name: Елена Ивановна Рузина (Рыкунова-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: April 3, 1964 in Voronezh, Voronezh, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Voronezh, Voronezh (RUS)
Country: EUN Unified Team
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

Yelena Ruzina won most of her international medals in the 4x400 relay, except at the 1993 European Cup, where she won both 400 and 4x400 relay golds. In 4x400 relay, Ruzina won golds at the 1992 Olympics and 1990 Goodwill Games, adding silvers at the 1990 European Championships, 1992 World Cup, 1993 World Championships, 1994 Goodwill Games, and the 1995 World Indoors. Individually she was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 400 at the 1990 Europeans, 1992 Olympics, and 1993 Worlds. Ruzina was the Russian 400 champion in 1993. Ruzina worked as an athletics coach in Voronezh after finishing her sports career.

Personal Best\: 400 – 50.65 (1990).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Women's 400 metres Unified Team EUN 8 h1 r3/4
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay Unified Team EUN 1 Gold

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Semi-Finals Heat One 8 51.30 8
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Quarter-Finals Heat Three 4 QU 52.23 3
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Round One Heat Six 3 QU 52.94 7

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team EUN Final 1 3:20.20 51,5
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team EUN Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:22.91
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