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Lidiya Nikolayevna Alfeyeva (Ukrainian : Лiдiя Николiевна Алфеева, Russian : Лидия Николаевна Алфеева) (born January 17, 1946 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine) is a Soviet athlete who mainly competed in the women's long jump event during her career.
Alfeyeva trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. She competed for the USSR in the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where she won the bronze medal in the women's long jump event.
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