2001 Sportswoman of the Year

Veronika GUSKOVA

Photo: Veronika GUSKOVA

Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)

Swimming

Veronika swam at the 2001 Summer Deaflympics in Rome, Italy and brought home a total of 7 medals: 5 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze. The gold medals were for 400m individual medley, 100m butterfly, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x200m medley relay. The silver was for 200m individual medley and the bronze was for 400m freestyle.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

AthleteCountrySport
HANNE Margareta (Trnkova)flag: Czech Republic CZEAthletics
OZDEMIR Seda flag: United States USASwimming
CARVAJAL DAVILA Kenia Rosa flag: Cuba CUBAthletics
ODDONE Barbara flag: Italy ITATennis
KOHAMA Kyoko flag: Japan JPNTable Tennis
LAMBERT Joanne flag: Australia AUSAthletics
SVENSSON Katrin flag: Sweden SWEAthletics
KUZSMA Tunde (Varga)flag: Romania ROUAthletics
KLEIN Sabine flag: Austria AUTJudo