Lidiya Skoblikova

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Birthday
8, 1939
Birthplace
Zlatoust, Russia
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Birthday
8, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Zlatoust, Russia

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Russian speed skater who won six Olympic gold medals, including four in 1964 at the Innsbruck Olympics.

Before Fame

She qualified for the Soviet World Championships team at the age of 19 and placed third in the National Championships.

Trivia

She won 4 gold medals at the 1964 Olympics in the 500 meter, 1,000 meter, 1,500 meter, and 3,000 meter.

Family Life

She is the mother-in-law of speed skater Nataliya Polozkova.

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She was the first Olympian to win 4 speed skating events in one year and Eric Heiden was the first to win 5.

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