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Alla Butova

Full name: Alla Aleksandrovna Butova (-Buyanova)
Original name: Алла Александровна Бутова (-Буянова)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: January 22, 1950 in Ivanovo, Ivanovo, Russia
Died: September 24, 2016 in Ivanovo, Ivanovo, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Ivanovo, Ivanovo (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Alla Butova took up speed skating in 1963 and was on the Soviet national team from 1968-73. Mainly a sprinter, Butova competed at the 1972 Olympics, finishing 8th in 500 m and at the 1972 and 1973 World Sprint Championships, finishing 15th and 21st, respectively. Domestically Butova never won a Soviet title, winning the 500 m distance silver in 1969 and sprint all-around silver in 1972 at the Soviet championships. After finishing her sport career, Butova worked as a teacher-coach at a local sports school in Ivanovo, where she was also deputy director of teaching and educational work for nearly 30 years.

Personal Bests: 500 – 43.7 (1973); 1000 – 1:32.3 (1970); 1500 – 2:23.6 (1970); 3000 – 5:06.4 (1970).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Soviet Union URS 8

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1972 Winter 22 Sapporo Speed Skating Soviet Union Final Standings 8 45.17 11.15
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