online marketing women profile: Tamara Press

Monday, November 1, 2010

Tamara Press

Tamara Natanovna Press (born 10 May 1937 in Kharkiv, Ukraine) is a former Soviet shot putter and discus thrower in the 1960s. She competed for VSS Trud.

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, Tamara won the gold medal in the shot put and the silver medal in the discus. At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, she won the gold medal in both events. In the shot put and in the discus throw she set six world records. Tamara was also successful in the European championships. In 1958 in Stockholm she was third in the shot put, and in 1962 in Belgrade she was the European champion in the shot put as well as the discus.

Full name: Tamara Natanovna Press
Gender: Female
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
Born: May 10, 1937 in Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Affiliations: Trud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union

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