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Larisa Kruglova

Her best result is the Olympic silver medal from Athens in 2004 in the 4 x 100 m relay.

2017-01-2610:20 Mona Lisa Skipnes

Larisa Nikolaevna Kruglova, born in 1972 in Murmansk, is a Russian sprinter who specializes in the 60 m and 100 m sprint. Her best result is the Olympic silver medal from Athens in 2004 in the 4 x 100 m relay. She also got bronze medals in both the European and World Championships in the 4 x 100 meters relay.

Kruglova has worked as a trainer for athletics at the Murmansk regional Olympic special school for children and juniors. She has been awarded the medal «For Services to the Motherland, II class» and honored as “The Master of Sports.” She is currently chairwoman of the Committee for Family, Youth, and Sport in the regional Duma.

When Barents Winter Games takes place in Luleå 16-18 March 2018, more than 1000 young athletes from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia will compete in 15 different sports, including three parasports.