Nadezhda Leonidovna Ilyina
Nadezhda Ilyina ( Russian Надежда Леонидовна Ильина ., English transcription Nadezhda Ilyina, born Колесникова - Kolesnikova - Kolesnikova * 24. January 1949 in Zelenokumsk , † 7. December 2013 in the Moscow Oblast ) was a Soviet sprinter , focusing on the 400-meter run .
In 1974 she won silver at the European Athletics Indoor Championships . At the European Athletics Championships in Rome , she was fourth in the individual competition and won bronze with the Soviet team in the 4 x 400 meter relay . Another silver medal at the European Indoor Championships followed in 1975.
The following year she reached the semifinals again at the Olympic Games in Montreal . In the 4 x 400 meter relay, she won the bronze medal with the Soviet quartet.
She was Soviet outdoor champion three times (1973-1975) and twice indoors (1973, 1974).
Nadezhda Ilyina was killed in a car accident on December 7, 2013.
Her daughter is the professional tennis player Nadezhda Petrowa .
|SURNAME||Ilyina, Nadezhda Leonidovna|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ильина, Надежда Леонидовна; Ilyina, Nadezhda; Колесникова, Надежда; Kolesnikova, Nadezhda; Kolesnikova, Nadezhda|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Soviet sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 24, 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Selenokumsk|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 7, 2013|
|Place of death||Moscow Oblast|