Nataliya Antyukh, Russian athlete – Olympic Champion
Nataliya Antyukh is a Russian athlete who primarily competes in the 400 meters and 400 meter hurdles.
Nataliya was born on June 26, 1981 in Leningrad. When Natalia was eight years old, her mother offered to choose between music and athletic. She has younger brother Kirill (born in 1986), who is also an athlete.
In addition to winning medals in individual contests, she has been a very successful relay runner, winning a silver medal at the 2004 Olympics. She won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Natalia is a multiple World and European champion, Olympic champion.
Awards and titles
Honored Master of Sports of Russia
Order of Friendship (February 18, 2006)