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Russian and Ukrainian Women Competing in Olympic Medal Events This Weekend

27. July 2012 by Dasha 0 Comments

Are you ready for the 2012 Olympic Games? Though you’ll undoubtedly be cheering on athletes from your own country, why not support the women from Russia and Ukraine as well?

With that in mind, here are the weekend medal events featuring female competitors from Russia and the Ukraine. Women from the FSU will also be competing in a variety of other qualifying events over the weekend, including volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, and more. Visit the Olympic Game’s official Schedule and Results page for more information about events, schedules, and individual competitors.

Saturday, July 28

 

Fencing - Women’s Individual Foil
10:30 – 19:40 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Olga A. Leleyko (world ranking 52)
Russia’s Shanaeva Aid (world ranking 12)
Russia’s Kamilla Gafurzianova (world ranking 14)
Russia’s Inna Deriglazova (world ranking 9)

Judo – Women’s 48kg
9:44 – 16:00 with breaks between
Competitors include:

Russia’s Nataliya Kondratyeva

Shooting - Women's 10m Air Rifle
8:15 – 11:00 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Daria Tykhova and Dariya Sharipova
Russia’s Daria Vdovina

Swimming - Women's 400m Individual Medley
11:17 – 20:09 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Ganna Dzerkal
Russia’s Yana Martynova

Swimming - Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay
12:11 – 20:40 with breaks between
Teams include:
Team Russia – Margarita Nesterova, Veronika Popova, Elena Sokolova, Mariya Baklakova, Natalia Lovtcova, and Viktoriia Andreeva

 

Sunday, July 29

 

Archery - Women’s Team
9:00 - 18:01 with breaks between
Teams include:
Ukraine (ranked 12th) – Tetyana Dorokhova, Kateryna Palekha, Lidiia Sichenikova,
Russia (ranked 6th) – Kristina Timofeeva, Ksenia Perova, Inna Stepanova

Cycling – Road - Women’s Road Race
12:00
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Alona Andruk
Russia’s Tatiana Antoshina, Larisa Pankova, Olga Zabelinskaya

Diving – Women’s Synchronised 3m Springboard
15:00
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Olena Fedorova
Ukraine’s Anna Pysmenska

Judo – Women’s 52kg
9:44 – 16:00 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Russia’s Natalia Kuziutina

Shooting – Women’s 10m Air Pistol
9:00 – 11:45 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Olena Kostevych
Russia’s Natalia Paderina, Liubov Yaskevich

Shooting – Women’s Skeet
9:00 – 14:00 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Russia’s Marina Belikova


Swimming – Women’s 100m Butterfly
19:30 Final
Competitors include:
Russia’s Irina Bespalova

Swimming – Women’s 400m Freestyle
11:24 - 20:15 with breaks between
Competitors include:
Russia’s Elena Sokolova

Weightlifting – Women’s 53kg
15:30
Competitors include:
Ukraine’s Iulia Paratova