At a glance

27 Jan 1949 St. Petersburg, Russian Federation (1989-)
169 cm 5'7''
Female

In her first international championship, the 1973 World All-around, Galina Stepanskaya won the 1,500 and established herself as one of the world's best female long-distance skaters. Her next international medal came at the 1976 Olympics, also winning the 1,500, and she won silvers in the all-around at the 1977 and 1978 World All-around Championships, while winning both the 1,500 and 3K in 1977 and winning silvers at those distances in 1978. Domestically Stepanskaya won Soviet all-around titles in 1976 and 1977, and won 10 Soviet distance titles: 1,000 (1977), 1,500 (1973, 1976, 1977, 1978), and 3,000 (1974, 1976, 1977, 1978,...

Galina in numbers

1
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Innsbruck
    Innsbruck 1976
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Innsbruck
    Innsbruck 1976
    • 1 Gold medal
      Speed Skating
      1,500 metres

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