Maria Itkina

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Maria Itkina
Maria Itkina 1964.jpg
Maria Itkina at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1932-05-03) 3 May 1932 (age 87)[1]
Roslavl, Russia
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)60–400 m
ClubSpartak Minsk
Dynamo Minsk
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m – 11.4 (1960)
200 m – 23.4 (1956)
400 m – 52.9 (1965)

Maria (also "Mariya" and "Marina") Leontievna Itkina (Belarusian: Марыя Лявонцеўна Іткіна; Russian: Мария Леонтьевна Иткина; born 3 May 1932) is a Soviet runner.[2] She set multiple world records in many sprint events. She competed at the 1956 and 1960 and 1964 Olympics and finished four times in fourth place. Itkina held 17 Soviet sprint titles.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Profile of Maria Itkina (Belarusian)
  2. "Russians Equal Olympic Record; Barteniev and Toukarev do 0:10.3 for 100 Meters". The New York Times. 15 November 1956. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  3. "Maria Leontyavna Itkina". Jewishsports.net.