Ponomareva-Romashkova, Nina (1929–)

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Ponomareva-Romashkova, Nina (1929–)

Ukrainian-born discus thrower. Name variations: Nina Ponomareva or Ponomaryeva; Nina Romachkova or Romashkova. Born Nina Romachkova, April 27, 1929, in Kiev, Ukraine.

Won a gold medal at Helsinki Olympics (1952) with a throw of 51.42, the 1st gold-medal winner for the Soviet Union; at Melbourne Games, won a bronze medal (1956); won a gold medal with a throw of 55.10 at Rome Olympics (1960).

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