Antonina Seredina

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Antonina Seredina
Therese Zenz, Antonina Seredina, Daniela Walkowiak-Pilecka 1960.jpg
Seredina (center) at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1929-12-23)23 December 1929
Lovtsovo, Tver Oblast, Soviet Union
Died 2 September 2016(2016-09-02) (aged 86)
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
Event(s) 500 m
Club Spartak Moscow

Antonina Alexandrovna Seredina (Russian: Антонина Александровна Середина; 23 December 1929 – 2 September 2016) was a Russian sprint canoeist. She won the 500 m singles and doubles events at the 1960 Olympics, and placed third in the doubles in 1968 and fourth in 1964. She also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 500 m: 1963, 1966) and three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1958, K-2 500 m: 1958, 1966).[1]

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