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Raisa Petrovna Smetanina

Raisa Smetanina, USSR Athlete.

Background

  • Smetanina, Raisa was born on February 29, 1952 in the Komi Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Syktyvkar Pedagogical High School, 1970.

    Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports (skiing), 1976. With Syktyvkar Urozhai. Schoolmaster. USSR champion, 1974 and 1976-1977 at various distances.

      World champion, 1974 and 1978. Olympic champion, 1976 (10 km race).
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    Born February 29, 1952
    (age 65)
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