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Zinaida Stepanovna Amosova

cross-country skier

Zinaida Stepanovna Amosova was a former Soviet cross-country skier who competed from 1976 to 1983, training at the Armed Forces sports society in Novosibirsk.

Background

Amosova, Zinaida was born on January 12, 1950 in the village of Krupskoe, Kazakhstan.

Education

Graduated from the Novosibirsk High School of Physical Culture, 1970.

Career

Amosova's biggest success was at the 1978 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships where she earned three medals. This included two golds (10 km, 20 km) and one bronze (4 x 5 km). Amosova was awarded Order of the Badge of Honor (1976).

Achievements

  • She won a gold medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.