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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
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