|Birth name||Nina Ilyinichna Antoniuk|
|Born||16 February 1956|
Nina Ilyinichna Preobrazhenskaya (Russian : Нина Ильинична Преображенская, born 16 February 1956) is a Soviet rower. She first competed, under her maiden name Nina Antoniuk, at an international level at the 1977 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where she won silver with the women's eight. At the subsequent championships in 1978 and 1979, she became world champion in that boat glass. At the 1980 Summer Olympics, she won a silver medal with the women's eight.
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