Yelena Romanova

Yelena Romanova

Birth
Voronezh, Voronezh Oblast, Russia
Death 27 Jan 2007 (aged 43)
Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Burial Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Memorial ID 17764877 · View Source
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Russian Athlete. Born in Voronezh, she was a middle-distance runner who is best known for winning a gold medal in the Women's 3,000 Meter Run during the 1992 Summer Olympics at Barcelona. Her other major wins during her career include the gold medal in the Women's 10,000 Meter Run and a silver medal in the Women's 3,000 Meter Run at the European Championships in 1990. She also had first place finishes during the Goodwill Games in 1990 and 1994. After retiring from competition, she worked as a trainer and coach.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 2 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17764877
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yelena Romanova (20 Mar 1963–27 Jan 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17764877, citing Central Cemetery, Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .