Russian athletes

Yulia Chepalova was born on Deceiver 23, 1976 in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. She graduated from Khabarovsk Institute of Physical Training. In 1997, Chepalova won the bonze medal at the world championships. In 1998, she became an Olympic champion in Nagano. In 2001, Yulia Chepalova won the gold and bronze medals.

Svetlana Khorkina Born on January 19, 1979 in the city of Belgorod. She graduated from the Physical Training Department of Belgorod University. Svetlana Khorkina is one of the most famous gymnasts of Russia. In 1999, she took the first place at the Olympics in Atlanta. In 2000, she was awarded a gold and two silver medals at the Olympic Games in Sydney. Svetlana’s hobby is driving and shopping. Khorkina resides in Belgorod.

Iolanda Chen Born on July 26, 1961. She is a repeat Russian champion who has set three world records in 1993 and 1995 in the step and jump. In 1995, her photographs were published in Playboy magazine. Iolanda also hosts the sports news programs on NTV Russian television network.

Anna Kournikova This girl is not really known as a tennis-player, but she does enjoys the fame of a model. It seems like Anna fell the victim of a paparazzi only once and was photographed with a guy that looked like Sergey Fedorov (a hockey-player).

Natalia Mesheryakova

The champion of Europe and Russia in free swimming (50 meters). Russia’s champion in 100 meter swimming, bronze medal winner of the Olympics in 1992.

Viktoriya Volchkova The prize-winner of the European figure skating championship. Born in 1983.

Svetlana Zhurova Was born in St.Petersburg. She was the world speedskating champion in 1996 and the silver medal winner in 1998-2000. Zhurova won the bronze medal in the 2001 World Championships.

Tatiana Navaka Born in 1976. A figure skater and the winner of the Good Will Games bronze medal in 2001.

Yulia Bordovskikh Was born on July 5, 1969 in Moscow. She graduated from the Sports School of the Olympic Reserve in 1986. She holds the title "Master of Sports" in Basketball. Bordovskikh hosted radio news programs in 1992-1994, and then she was hired by the NTV television company. Her favorite colors are black, brown, blue. Favorite movie – Santa Barbara. Yulia Bordovskikh is married and has a daughter, Maria. 

Lina Dambrauskayte She posed nude for the cover of Lithuanian basketball magazine. She is a basketball player on the national Lithuanian team.

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