Uljana Semjonova

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Uļjana Semjonova
Stefania Passaro taglia fuori Uljana Semjonova.jpg
Stefania Passaro boxing out Semjonova in 1982
Personal information
Born (1952-03-09) 9 March 1952 (age 67)
Zarasai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Height213 cm (7 ft 0 in)
Weight127 kg (280 lb)
Sport
SportBasketball
ClubTTT Riga

Uļjana Larionovna Semjonova (Russian: Ульяна Ларионовна Семёнова, born 9 March 1952) is a retired Soviet-Latvian basketball player.[1][2]

Her height is 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in).[3] Semjonova was the leading women's basketball player in the world in the 1970s and 1980s. She was known for having the largest feet ever in women's basketball.[4][5]

She mainly played for TTT Riga, which was part of Daugava Voluntary Sports Society.

References[change | change source]

  1. Semjonova, Uļjana; Kresa, Inita (1996). Kad es biju laimīga. Rīga: Latvijas Olimpiskā komiteja. p. 8. ISBN 9984-10-001-4.
  2. Uļjana Semjonova. sports-reference.com
  3. Tancredi Palmeri: Semionova sempre gigante "Dico solo grazie allo sport" (http://www.gazzetta.it/Sport_Vari/Basket/Estero/Primo_Piano/2009/01/03/semionova.shtml). La Gazzetta dello Sport, retrieved 26 April 2011
  4. Gazzetta dello Sport, Photoserie
  5. Comparison with Bill Russell's footprint (size 16 US / size 52 EU),Photoserie Archived 8 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine