Natalia Alexandrovna Tschistjakowa

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Natalia Alexandrovna Tschistjakowa ( Russian Наталья Александровна Чистякова ., English transcription Natalya Chistyakova , maiden name Бурда - Burda , in his first marriage Печёнкина - Petschonkina - Pechonkina * 15. July 1946 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk ) is a Russian sprinter who for the Soviet Union starting Olympic bronze medalist has been.

On March 9, 1968, she set a world record in the 400-meter run , which she improved again on the same day.

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, she won the bronze medal over 400 m behind Colette Besson (FRA) and Lillian Board (GBR).

Then she married the former hurdler Valentin Tschistjakow . At the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki in 1971 she was fifth over 400 m and won bronze with the Soviet team in the 4 x 400 meter relay .

At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, she was eliminated in the quarter-finals and was eighth in the season.

Her son Viktor Tschistjakow is a successful pole vaulter.

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