At a glance

8 Mar 1937 Pichersk, Russian Federation (1989-)
160 cm 5'3''
Female

The winter of 1960 was very successful for Klara Guseva. On January 21 she won her only Soviet title, in the 1,000, and was runner-up at the Soviet All-Around Championships and in the 500 and 1,500, then ten days later won the 1,000 at the World Championships. Then on February 22, she won the Winter Olympic 1,000 gold medal. Her next international appearance was at the 1961 World Championships, where she won a bronze in the 1,000 and was fifth in the all-around. She made her last international appearance at the 1964 Olympics, where she finished fourth in the 3,000....

Klara in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Innsbruck
    Innsbruck 1964
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Innsbruck
    Innsbruck 1964
    • 4
      Speed Skating
      3,000 metres
  • Squaw Valley
    Squaw Valley 1960
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Squaw Valley
    Squaw Valley 1960
    • =6
      Speed Skating
      500 metres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Speed Skating
      1,000 metres
    • 4
      Speed Skating
      1,500 metres

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