Yelena Miroshina

Jelena Miro China (Russian Елена Мирошина; born June 5, 1974 in Moscow, † December 18, 1995 ibid ) was a Russian water jumper. She jumped for the club Spartak Moscow in the 10 -meter platform diving. Miro China won medals at Olympic Games, World and European Championships.

Miro China won in 1987, at just 13 years old, her first international medal. At the European Championships in Strasbourg, she was European champion from the tower. She participated in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul in the following year for the Soviet Union. At age 14 she was the youngest water vaulter the Games. In diving, it reached sixth place. At the European Championships in 1991 in Athens Miro China could repeat their European title from the tower. In the same year she also won the silver medal at the World Championships. Your casual biggest success came in Miro China at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. For the United team, they won the silver tower.

In the following years were from other sporting successes. After Miro China in 1995 became pregnant, she ended her active career. In December 1995, her body was found beneath her ​​window on the fifth floor. The exact circumstances of her death remain unclear.