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 Maria Ivanovna Gusakova

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Maria Ivanovna Gusakova Famous memorial

Birth
Ryazan Oblast, Russia
Death 8 May 2022 (aged 91)
Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 239563185 View Source

Soviet Athlete. She was a cross-country skier who competed from the late 1950s until the early 1960s. In the 1960 winter Olympics in Squaw Valley she won a gold medal in the 10 km cross-country event and a silver medal in the 5 km relay. She also competed in the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck and brought home a bronze medal. In the Nordic World Ski Championships that were held in Zakopane, Poland in 1962 she won a gold in the 5 km relay, a silver in the 10 km race, and a bronze in the 5 km race.

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