Lidiya Skoblikova - Updated Jul 2024

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Zlatoust, Russia

Lidiya Skoblikova

Lidiya Skoblikova is a famous Russian former speed skater from Zlatoust, Soviet Union. Further, Lidiya Skoblikova is widely famous for her long-time gold record in the Olympics.

Early Life

Lidiya Skoblikova was born on 8th March 1939 in Zlatoust, Russia, and is currently 84 years old. Her real birth name is Lidiya Pavlovna Skoblikova. She was born into a caucasian family.

However, the former speed skater champion has not revealed her father’s name and her mother’s name in the media yet. Further, Lidiya has shared very little information about her family and childhood.

So, there is no information regarding her siblings and other family members. We will let you know shortly if Skoblikova reveals her information. From a religious point of view, Skoblikova is a Christian.

Moving into her educational background and childhood, Lidiya has completed her school-level studies at a local private school in her hometown. Further, she has finished her graduation as well.

On the other hand, Skoblikova has kept her school’s name and her college’s name secret from the media.

Lidiya Skoblikova – Body Measurements

Talking about body measurement, Lidiya has a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. Being an athlete, Lidiya is very concerned about her body figure and physical appearance.

Further, Skoblokova stands at a height of around 5 feet and 4 inches. Likewise, Skoblokova has a body weight of around 59 kg or 130 lbs.

In addition, Lidiya regularly does physical exercises and workouts to maintain her body figure and physical appearance. Likewise, Lidiya uses shoes of size 7. Further, Skoblokova has beautiful black eyes along with Blonde hair.

Social Media

Moving to social media availability, Lidiya is not active on social media. She has not created any accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Professional Life

Lidiya is a former Olympic gold medalist as a speed skater. At age 19 in 1959, Skoblikova qualified for the Soviet team and placed third in the national championships.

Lidiya Skoblikova

Caption: Speed Skater Lidiya Skoblikova(source: Wikipedia)


Lidiya Skoblikova participated in her first Olympics in 1960. In the tournament, she won two gold representing the Soviet Union.  Further, Skoblikova won a gold medal for the 1500 m race and another gold for the 3000m race.

After 1960, Skoblikova made her second participation in the Olympics in 1964. During this tournament, Lidiya made her best record ever by winning gold medals in all four categories of speed skater.

In short, she dominated the whole tournament by winning gold in the 500m, 1000m, 1500m, and 3000m races.

Lidiya Skoblikova

Caption: Lidiya Skoblikova with her Olympic gold medal(source: beautiful rugs)

World Championship

In addition, Lidiya made her debut in the world championship in 1959 where she ranked 3rd position and won bronze for her country. Similarly, Skonlokova won bronze for the next two years in the Allround category in 1960 and 1961.

Furthermore, in the world championship in 1962, she ranked second in Speed skating and secured her silver medal in the tournament. After that, Skoblokova won the gold medal in the 1963 World Championship and also in the 1964 World Championship.

Relationship Status

Moving into the relationship status, Lidiya Skoblikova is a married woman.  Lidiya married her husband Aleksandr Polozkov. Further, Olozkov is a racewalker and a member of the National Team. From their relationship, Skoblikova gave birth to her son Georgy on 14th March 1965.

Further, Georgy’s first wife is also an Olympic speed skater champion Lidiya. Talking about her past relationship status, Skoblkova has not revealed anything regarding her dating history. We will let you know shortly if Lidiya shares her information with the media.

Lidiya Skoblikova – Net Worth 2023

In addition, Lidiya Skoblikova has earned a pretty small amount of money from her career. However, Skoblokova has kept her annual income and salary secret from the media. As per the source, Lidiya has an estimated net worth of around $4 million.