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Chizhova, Nadezhda (1945–)

Russian shot putter. Name variations: Nadyezhda. Born Sept 29, 1945, in Usolye-Sibirskoye, USSR.

Won 4 European titles (1966, 1969, 1971, 1974); won a bronze medal at Mexico City Olympics (1968), a gold medal at Munich Olympics (1972), and a silver medal at Montreal Olympics (1976).

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