Olha Pywowarowa

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Olha Jossypiwna Pywowarowa ( Ukrainian Ольга Йосипівна Пивоварова , Russian Ольга Иосифовна Пивоварова Olga Iossifowna Piwowarowa * 29. January 1956 in Sverdlovsk , Luhansk Oblast , Ukrainian SSR ) is a former Soviet rower .


The 1.80 m tall Olha Pywowarowa from Lokomotive Kiev won her first international medal at the 1977 World Championships when she finished second behind the GDR eight with the Soviet eight . At the 1978 World Championships , she rowed in the Soviet eight , which, after the boat from the GDR had won three victories, won the first title in this boat class for the Soviet Union. In the following year , the Soviet eight was able to defend the title. At the Olympic Games in Moscow, the Soviet eighth lost to the eighth from the GDR, who won the silver medal at the 1978 and 1979 World Championships. In 1981 Pywowarowa won her third world title, this time in a foursome with a helmsman in front of the boats from the GDR and the USA.

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