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Tatyana Petrovna Providokhina (Russian : Татьяна Петровна Провидохина; born March 26, 1953 in Leningrad) is a Soviet athlete, who mainly competed in the 800 metres.
She competed for the USSR in the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, where she won the bronze medal in the women's 800 metres event. She also won the gold medal in the 800 metres at the 1978 European Championships in Athletics.
Svetlana Aleksandrovna Masterkova is a Russian former middle distance runner and former women's world record holder for the mile and the current world record holder for the kilometer. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in both the 800 metres and 1500 metres.
Dame Kelly Holmes, is a retired British middle distance athlete.
Maricica Puică is a retired Romanian middle-distance runner. She is the 1984 Olympic champion in the 3000 metres. One of the greatest female middle-distance runners of the 1980s, she also twice won the World Cross Country Championship and broke the world record for the mile in 1982.
Nikolina Pavlova Shtereva is a retired Bulgarian middle-distance runner who specialised in the 800 and 1500 metres. She is best known for her silver medal in 800 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics, and at the European Indoor Championships she won gold medals in 1976 and 1979 and a bronze medal in 1981. She won fourteen national titles in Bulgaria, and is still the Bulgarian record holder in the 800 metres.
Doina Ofelia Melinte is a retired Romanian middle-distance runner. She competed at four Olympics (1980–92), and won a gold medal in the 800 metres and a silver medal in the 1500 metres in 1984. She won the world indoor title in 1987 and 1989 and the European indoor title in 1985, 1988 and 1990 in the 1500 m. Her world indoor mile record of 4:17.41 in 1990, stood for 26 years.
Olga Pavlovna Mineyeva is a Soviet athlete, who competed for the USSR at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russia. There she won the silver medal in the 800 metres in 1:54.81 minutes, splitting teammates Nadezhda Olizarenko and Tatyana Providokhina for a Soviet clean sweep of the medals. She also won the gold medal in the 800 metres at the 1982 European Championships in Athletics, finishing with a time of 1:55.41 at the event in Athens.
Tatyana Prorochenko was a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres.
Tatyana Gennadiyevna Goyshchik is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres.
Nina Anatolievna Zyuskova is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres.
Irina Viktorovna Nazarova (Bagryantseva) is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She trained in Dynamo. She is the daughter of former Olympian, Elizabeta Bagriantseva, who won silver in the discus at the Helsinki Games in 1952.
Mariya Dzhumabaevna Pinigina is a retired athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres, training at Spartak in Kiev. She represented the Soviet Union.
Ulrike Bruns is a retired East German athlete who competed mainly in the 1500 metres and 3000 metres.
Lyudmila Ilyinichna Maslakova is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.
Vera Vasilyevna Anisimova is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.
Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova is a Russian runner. She is a former specialist in the 3000 metres steeplechase, won bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She later moved up to marathon and won the Olympic bronze medal in that event at the 2012 London Games.
Tatyana Borisova is a Kyrgyzstani middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres. She represented her country at the 2004 Summer Olympics, where she ran in the qualifiers of the 1500 m.
Tatyana McFadden is a Russian-American Paralympic athlete competing in the category T54. McFadden has won 17 Paralympic medals in multiple Summer Paralympic Games.
The 1500 metres at the Summer Olympics has been contested since the first edition of the multi-sport event. The men's 1500 m has been present on the Olympic athletics programme since 1896. The women's event was not introduced until over seventy years later, but it has been a permanent fixture since it was first held in 1972. It is the most prestigious 1500 m race at elite level. The competition format comprises three rounds: a heats stage, semi-finals, then a final typically between twelve athletes.
Martina Steuk is a German former track and field athlete who represented East Germany. She competed in the 800 metres and occasionally the 400 metres.
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