Galina Chistyakova biography

Galina Chistyakova

personal detail

Full nameGalina Valentinovna Chistyakova
Galina Chistyakova
Galina Chistyakova
NationalityRussian / Slovak
Born26 July 1962
Izmail, Ukrainian SSR
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight53.0 kg (116.8 lb; 8.35 st)


Galina Chistyakova (Russian born 26 July 1962 in Izmail, Ukrainian SSR) is a retired athlete who represented the USSR and later Slovakia. Chistyakova, Galina Holder of three Soviet long jump records between 1984 and 1986, she also set a world indoor best of 7.25min 1985. The same year she finished first in the European Indoor Championships and the European Cup.

Medal record

Women's athletics
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze       1988 Seoul         Long jump
European Championships
Silver          1986 Stuttgart     Long jump
World Indoor Championships
Gold 1989 Budapest  Long jump
European Indoor Championships
Gold 1985 Athens       Long jump
Gold 1989 The Hague         Long jump
Gold 1990 Glasgow    Long jump
Gold 1990 Glasgow    Triple jump
Silver          1987 Liévin         Long jump
Silver          1988 Budapest  Long jump

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