Irina Viktorovna Nazarova (Bagryantseva) (Russian: Ирина Викторовна Назарова (Багрянцева)) (born July 31, 1957 in Kaliningrad) is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She trained in Dynamo. She is the daughter of former Olympian, Elizabeta Bagriantseva, who won silver in the discus at the Helsinki Games in 1952.[1]

Irina Nazarova
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BornJuly 31, 1957

She competed for the USSR at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russian SFSR, where she won the Gold medal with her team mates Tatyana Prorochenko, Tatyana Goyshchik and Nina Zyuskova in the women's 4x400 metres event.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Fuller,, Linda K. (2016). Female olympians : a mediated socio-cultural and political-economic timeline. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US. p. 40. ISBN 9781137594815. OCLC 966525012.