Aleksandr Petrov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAleksandr Pavlovich•Petrov
Used nameAleksandr•Petrov
Original nameАлександр Павлович•Петров
Born14 May 1939 in Bakı (AZE)
Died5 May 2001 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements208 cm / 103 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS) / Dynamo Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Aleksandr Petrov was one of the early stars of Soviet basketball. He won silver medals in the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and also helped the Soviet national team to win European championships in 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, and 1967 and a world championship in 1967.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) URS RUS Aleksandr Petrov
Basketball, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 2 Silver
1964 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) URS RUS Aleksandr Petrov
Basketball, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 2 Silver

Special Notes