- Lyubov Yegorova
Lyubov Ivanovna Yegorova ( _ru. Любо́вь Ива́новна Его́рова; born
May 5 1966, Seversk), name also spelled Ljubov Egorova, is a Russian former cross-country Olympic ski champion, many times world champion (first time in 1991), winner of the World Cup (1993) and Hero of Russia. Lyubov Yegorova is an honorable citizen of Seversk(1992), Saint Petersburg(1994), and Tomsk Oblast(2005). Member of Communist party.Yegorova won several medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championshipswith three golds (4x5 km: 1991, 1993; 30 km: 1991), one silver (5 km: 1993), and two bronzes (5 km + 10 km combined pursuit, 30 km: 1993). She also won the women's 15 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festivalin 1994. Additionally, Yegorova won a total of eight medals at the Winter Olympics, earning five golds and three silver. She won the Holmenkollen medalin 1994 (shared with Vladimir Smirnov and Espen Bredesen).
Yegorova's career ended at the
1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championshipsin Trondheimwhen she was disqualified for doping on bromantan, an anabolic steroid. She was disqualified on February 26, 1997, three days after winning gold in the women's 5 km event, and stripped of that medal. Yegorova's gold would go to fellow Russian Yelena Välbe.
List of multiple Olympic gold medalists
* [http://www.skiforeningen.no/holmenkollen/holmenkollen_historikk Holmenkollen medalists] - click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file no icon
* [http://www.skiforeningen.no/holmenkollen/holmenkollen_historikk Holmenkollen winners since 1892] - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file no icon
* [http://www2.raisport.rai.it/sci9697/fondo/mondiali.htm Information on Yegorova's doping disqualification] it icon
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