Galina Kulakova

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Kulakova, Galina Alekseevna


Born Apr. 29, 1942, in the village of Logachi, Udmurt ASSR. Soviet skier. Honored Master of Sports (1970). Instructor.

Kulakova was a champion of the USSR (1969–71), a world champion (1970), and an Olympic gold-medal winner (three medals, Sapporo, 1972) in individual and relay races. She was awarded the Order of Lenin and Order of the Badge of Honor.

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298: In 1980 Russian Galina Kulakova became the eldest Olympic skiing medallist aged 37 years 298 days.