Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Princess Mariya Bolkonskaya   1869   War and Peace  
Olympic Medalists: 4 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze, 1 bronze/silver
(silver) Mariya Golubnichaya   1952   80 m hurdles  
(silver) Mariya Pisareva   1956   high jump  
(bronze) Mariya Stoyanova   1976   basketball  
(silver) Mariya Petkova   1976; 1980   discus throw  
(gold) Mariya Pinigina   1988   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Mariya Kiselyova   2000; 2004   synchronized swimming - duet; synchronized swimming - team  
(silver) Mariya Abakumova   2008   javelin throw  
(bronze/silver) Mariya Stadnik   2008; 2012   wrestling  
(gold) Mariya Gromova   2004; 2008; 2012   synchronized swimming - team  
(gold) Mariya Savinova   2012   800 m  
(bronze) Mariya Ryemyen   2012   4x100 m relay