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Maryna Yurchenia

Full name: Maryna Volodymyrivna Yurchenia
Original name: Марина Володимирівна Юрченя
Other name(s): Marina Vladimirovna Yurchenya, Марина Владимировна Юрченя
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: November 9, 1959 in Odessa, Odessa, Ukraine
Affiliations: VS Odessa, Odessa (UKR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ukrainian Maryna Yurchenia made her international début at the 1974 European Championships, where she won bronze in the 200 metre breaststroke. At the 1975 World Championships, Yurchenia reached the final of the 100 breaststroke, but had to settle for last place in the final. At the 1976 Olympics, Yurchenia won silver in the 200 breaststroke and was sixth in the 100 breaststroke. Domestically, Yurchenia won two Soviet titles, both in the 200 breaststroke, in 1975 and 1976.

Personal Best: 100 m breaststroke – 1:13.96 (1976); 200 m breaststroke – 2:36.08 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Women's 100 metres Breaststroke Soviet Union URS 6
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Soviet Union URS 4

Women's 100 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Final 6 1:14.17
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 1:13.96
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Four 1 QU 1:14.81

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Final 2 2:36.08
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 1 QU 2:37.92

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union URS Final 4 4:16.05 1:12.78 2:17.32
1976 Summer 16 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Three 2 QU 4:18.73 1:13.58 2:18.87