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Tatyana Sidorova

Full name: Tatyana Aleksandrovna Sidorova
Original name: Татьяна Александровна Сидорова
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2 (158 cm)
Born: July 25, 1936 in Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk, Russia
Affiliations: Lokomotiv Chelyabinsk
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As a true sprinter, Tatyana Sidorova made her first international appearance at the Olympic Games, before finally debuting at the World All-around Championships in 1970, finishing in 15th place. She also took part in the first ISU Sprint Championships in 1970, where she finished in a disappointing 12th place. In her two Olympic appearances, Sidorova was more successful in 1964, when she won the bronze medal in the 500 behind her teammates [Lidiya Skoblikova] and [Irina Yegorova]. In her second Olympic appearance in 1968, she was ninth in the 500. Sidorova set three World Records, all at 500 metres – in 1968 at Davos and twice in 1970 at Medeo. Domestically Sidorova won one bronze at the Soviet All-around Championships in 1968 and won three Soviet distance titles, twice at 500 m (1968, 1970) and once at 1,000 m (1966).

Personal Bests: 500 – 42.8 (1973); 1000 – 1:29.9 (1970); 1500 – 2:21.8 (1970); 3000 – 5:08.1 (1970).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1968 Winter 31 Grenoble Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Soviet Union URS 9T

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Speed Skating Soviet Union Final Standings 3 45.5
1968 Winter 31 Grenoble Speed Skating Soviet Union Final Standings 9T 46.9 12.0
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