Tamara Press

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Tamara Press
Tamara Press 1964.jpg
Tamara Press at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born(1937-05-10)10 May 1937
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died26 April 2021(2021-04-26) (aged 83)
Moscow, Russia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight102 kg (225 lb)
SportShot put, discus throw
ClubTrud Leningrad

Tamara Natanovna Press[nb 1] (10 May 1937 – 26 April 2021)[1] was a Soviet athlete who dominated the shot put and discus throw in the early 1960s. She won three gold medals and one silver medal at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and three European titles in 1958–1962.

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  1. Russian: Тамара Натановна Пресс, Ukrainian: Тамара Натанівна Пресс, Tamara Natanivna Press

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