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Lyudmila Ivanovna SHEVTSOVA

1960 Rome Olympics and World Champion in 800 meter run

Lyudmila SHEVTSOVA, USSR 1960 Rome Olympics and World Champion in 800 meter run. 1959 USSR Champion; Honoured Master of Sport of USSR. Gold Medal of Rome Olympics, 1960; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1960; All-Union Communist Youth League Central Committee’s Scroll of Honor, 1960.

Career

1959 won 800 meters at 2nd Spartakiada of the Peoples of the USSR. 1960 placed 1st in 800 meters at competition dedicated to the Znamensky Brothers.