Fyodor Simashov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFyodor Petrovich•Simashov
Used nameFyodor•Simashov
Original nameФёдор Петрович•Симашёв
Born13 March 1945 in Verkhny Bagryazh, Respublika Tatarstan (RUS)
Died19 December 1997 in Zainsk, Respublika Tatarstan (RUS)
Measurements166 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Fyodor Simashov made his international début at the 1968 Olympics, where he finished 26th in the 15 km. At the 1970 World Championships Simashov won his first title in the relay, won bronze in the 15 km and was fourth at 50 km. At the 1972 Olympics Simashov was sixth in the 30 km, before winning a silver in the 15 km behind Swedish Sven-Åke Lundbäck. He then placed eighth in his final individual event, the 50 km and won a gold as a member of the Soviet relay team. Simashov made his last international appearance at the 1974 World Championships, where he won silver as a member of the Soviet relay team. Domestically Simashov won twelve Soviet titles – one at 15 km (1968), three at 30 km (1969, 1971, 1973), one in the 50 km (1974) and seven in the relay (1968-70, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976). After his sporting career Simashov worked as a sports official in Zainsk.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1968 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Fyodor Simashov
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 26
1972 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Fyodor Simashov
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 6
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 8
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold

Special Notes