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Nadezhda Vladimirovna Chizhova ( ) (born 29 September, 1945 in Usolye-Sibirskoyemarker) is a Sovietmarker shot putter who won three Olympic medals and set seven new world records. Nadezhda Chizhova trained at VSS Spartak. She became the first woman to break both the 20 metre and 21 metre barrier. Her toughest rival was Margitta Gummel.

World records

  • 16.60 metres in 1964 (world junior record)
  • 18.67 metres on 28 April 1968 in Sochimarker
  • 19.72 metres on 30 May 1969 in Moscow
  • 20.09 metres on 13 July 1969 in Chorz√≥wmarker
  • 20.43 metres on 16 September 1969 in Athensmarker
  • 20.63 metres on 19 May 1972 in Sochimarker
  • 21.03 metres on 7 September 1972 in Munichmarker
  • 21.20 metres on 28 August 1973 in Lvovmarker

Her latest record stood until 21 September 1974 when Czechoslovak Helena Fibingerov√° improved it to 21.57 metres.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1965 Universiade Budapestmarker, Hungarymarker 2nd
1966 European Indoor Games Dortmundmarker, West Germanymarker 3rd
European Championships Budapestmarker, Hungarymarker 1st
1967 European Indoor Games Praguemarker, Czechoslovakiamarker 1st
1968 European Indoor Games Madridmarker, Spain 1st
1969 European Championships Athensmarker, Greecemarker 1st 20.43 m WR
1970 European Indoor Championships Viennamarker, Austriamarker 1st
Universiade Turinmarker, Italy 1st
1971 European Indoor Championships Sofiamarker, Bulgariamarker 1st
European Championships Helsinkimarker, Finlandmarker 1st
1972 European Indoor Championships Grenoblemarker, France 1st
Olympic Games Munichmarker, West Germanymarker 1st 21.03 m WR
1973 Universiade Moscow, Soviet Unionmarker 1st
1974 European Indoor Championships Gothenburgmarker, Swedenmarker 2nd
European Championships Romemarker, Italy 1st
1976 Olympic Games Montrealmarker, Canada 2nd

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