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Encyclopedia > Olga Danilova

Olga Danilova (born June 10, 1970) is an athlete who competes in nordic skiing events for Russia. Her statistics are listed as: 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...

  • Height: 191 cm
  • Weight: 59 kg

At the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, Olga won the cross-country skiing silver medal in the Women's Combined Pursuit, the gold medal in the Women's 15km Classical, and helped her team win the gold medal in the Women's 4 x 5km Relay. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The 1998 Winter Olympic Games Cross-Country Skiing competition results were as follows. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

In 2002 she again participated in the cross-country skiing events at the Winter Olympics. Olga Danilova won the silver medal in the 10 km Classical Women and the gold medal in the 5 km Freestyle Pursuit Women. However, she was one of three cross-country skiers who was disqualified after blood tests indicated the use of darbepoetin, a drug intended to boost red blood cell production. 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cross-country skiing (also known as XC skiing) is a winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe and Canada. ... ... Darbepoetin alfa is a drug, a synthetic hormone, that increases red blood cell levels, and is used to treat anemia and related conditions. ...

The February 2004 the I.O.C. withdrew Olga's medal awards following a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling in December, 2003. The results were amended accordingly. As a result of the use of the banned substance, Olga Danilova received a two-year ban by the International Ski Federation in 2002. Alternative meanings at IOC (disambiguation) The International Olympic Committee is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece, and organize this sports event every four years. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

Larissa Lazutina was an athlete who competed for Russia during several Winter Olympic Games. ...

External links

  • IOC Executive Board disqualifies Muehlegg and Danilova from the Salt Lake City Games — IOC press release, 28 February 2004.
  • Olga Danilova Olympic medals and stats.



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