Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Hélène Kuragina (a.k.a. Elena)   1869   War and Peace  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 2 hurricanes, 1 storm
Hurricane Elena   1965  
Storm Elena   1979  
Hurricane Elena   1985  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actresses
Katie Boyle (a.k.a. Elena)   1926-2018  
Sara Ramírez (a.k.a. Elena)   1975-  
Notable Athletes: 2 gymnastics, 1 tennis
(gymnastics) Elena Piskun   1978-  
(tennis) Elena Vesnina   1986-  
(gymnastics) Elena Arenas   2001-  
Olympic Medalists: 7 gold, 5 bronze, 2 gold/bronze, 2 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/gold/silver
(gold) Elena Vaytsekhovskaya   1976   diving - platform  
(bronze/gold/silver) Nadia Comăneci (a.k.a. Elena)   1976; 1980   artistic gymnastics  
(bronze) Yelena Kruglova (a.k.a. Elena)   1980   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Yelena Dendeberova (a.k.a. Elena)   1988   swimming - 200 m medley  
(gold) Yelena Romanova (a.k.a. Elena)   1992   3000 m  
(gold) Elena Tornikidou   1992   basketball  
(gold/bronze) Yelena Rudkovskaya (a.k.a. Elena)   1992   swimming - 100 m breaststroke; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Yelena Shubina (a.k.a. Elena)   1992   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Yelena Miroshina (a.k.a. Elena)   1992   diving - platform  
(gold) Elena Azarova   2000; 2004   synchronized swimming - team  
(bronze) Elena Smurova   2000   water polo  
(bronze) Elena Tokun   2000   water polo  
(gold/bronze) Elena Baranova   1992; 2004   basketball  
(gold) Elena Gigli   2004   water polo  
(gold) Elena Lashmanova   2012   20 km walk  
(bronze) Elena Nikitina   2014   skeleton  
(bronze/gold) Elena Ilinykh   2014   figure skating  
(gold) Elena Vesnina   2016   tennis  
Saints: 4 blessed
Blessed Helen of Arcella (a.k.a. Elena)   1208-1242  
Blessed Elena of Udine   1396-1458  
Blessed Elena Duglioli   1472-1520  
Blessed Elena Guerra   1835-1914  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Elena   1992   For the Sake of Elena