Raisa Smetanina

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Birthday
29, 1952
Birthplace
Russia
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Birthday
29, 1952 (age 65)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian cross-country skier who won a total of 10 Olympic medals, including four gold medals.

Before Fame

She won her first gold medal in International Competition at the 1974 World Championships.

Trivia

She had her best year at the Olympics in 1976 where she won two golds and one silver.

Family Life

She was raised as an only child in Komi, USSR.

Associated With

She competed in the 1988 Olympics where ski jumper Matti Nykanen won 3 gold medals.