Now this is my kind of Olympian!! What a hero! She is my age, and won Olympic Gold with a 2 year old. Wow!
And she is from Russia. My mom's side of the family is from Russia, so I am very glad she won!
Svetlana Zhurova Was born in St.Petersburg. She was the world speedskating champion in 1996 and the silver medal winner in 1998-2000. Zhurova won the bronze medal in the 2001 World Championships.