|Full name||Olga Arkadievna Bryshina|
Soviet Union United Team Ukraine
|birthday||30th June 1963 (age 57)|
|place of birth||Krasnokamsk|
|Best performance||22.44 s ( 200 m )
48.27 s ( 400 m )
Olha Arkadijiwna Bryshina ( Ukrainian Ольга Аркадіївна Бризгіна ., English transcription Olha Bryzhina, birth name Russian Ольга Аркадьевна Владыкина - Olga Arkadyevna Wladykina - Olga Vladykina ; * the 30th June 1963 in Krasnokamsk , Oblast Perm ) is a former Soviet sprinter and Olympic champion .
It had its first major appearance on October 6, 1985 in Canberra . In Marita Koch's world record run (47.60 s), she was the only one in the field who was halfway able to follow the German. Koch running on lane two pulled Bryshina (lane one) with it. With a time of 48.27 s, she is among the five fastest runners over the 400 meters to date .
At the European Athletics Championships in 1986 in Stuttgart, she won the silver medal over 400 meters. The following year, she won the gold medal over 400 meters and the silver medal in the 4-by-400-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships in Rome . At the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, she won the gold medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay.
At the Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988 she won the gold medal over 400 meters ahead of Petra Müller (GDR) and Olga Nasarowa (URS), as well as the team gold medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay together with her teammates Tazzjana Ljadouskaja , Olga Nazarova and Marija Pinigina .
Starting for the United Team , she was able to almost repeat her success of the previous games at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. This time she won the silver medal over 400 meters behind Marie-José Pérec (FRA) and ahead of Ximena Restrepo (COL), as well as the gold medal in the 400 meter relay with her teammates Jelena Rusina , Lyudmyla Dschyhalowa and Olga Nazarova.
Since 1986 she has been married to Wiktor Bryshin , who became Olympic champion in the 4 x 100 meter relay with the Soviet team in 1988. Their daughters Jelysaweta Bryshina and Anastassija Bryshina are also successful as sprinters.
- 200 m : 22.44 s, August 29, 1985, Donetsk
- 400 m: 48.27 s, October 6, 1985, Canberra
- Hall: 50.81 s, February 14, 1987, Moscow
- Olha Bryzhina in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Olha Bryshina in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- Marita Koch Women's 400m World Record , video on YouTube , posted May 21, 2006
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Бризгіна, Ольга Аркадіївна; Bryzhina, Olha; Владыкина, Ольга Аркадьевна; Wladykina, Olga Arkadievna; Vladykina, Olga|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Ukrainian sprinter and relay Olympic champion|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 30, 1963|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Krasnokamsk , Perm Oblast|