Nina Fyodorova

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Nina Viktorovna Baldycheva (Russian: Нина Викторовна Балдычёва; 18 July 1947 – 27 January 2019) was a Russian cross-country skier. She competed from 1970 to 1980. She won three medals at the Winter Olympics with a gold in the 4×5 km (1976), a silver in the 4×5 km (1980), and a bronze in the 5 km (1976).

In the relay in 1976, she injured her left hand in a fall at the start, but completed the race. She was born in Travino, Pskov Oblast, Russia[1].

Fyodorova died on 27 January 2019 in Saint Petersburg, aged 71.[2]

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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Nina Fyodorova-Baldycheva". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. В Петербурге скончалась олимпийская чемпионка Нина Балдычева (Russian)