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Vladimir Voronkov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVladimir Petrovich•Voronkov
Used nameVladimir•Voronkov
Original nameВладимир Петрович•Воронков
Born20 March 1944 in Korezino, Chuvashkaya Respublika (RUS)
Died25 September 2018
Measurements174 cm / 68 kg
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Vladimir Voronkov made his international début at the 1968 Olympics where he was fourth in both the 30 km and relay, was 16th at 50 km and 22nd in the 15 km. At the 1970 World Championships Voronkov won a gold in the relay and also repeated his relay victory at the 1972 Olympics, where he was 12th in the 15 km. Domestically Voronkov won five Soviet titles – two at 15 km (1970, 1971), one at 50 km (1970), one at 70 km (1971) and one in the relay (1968). After his competitive career Voronkov worked for a long time as a cross-country skiing coach with the Soviet Army.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1968 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Vladimir Voronkov
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 22
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 4
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 16
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 4
1972 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) URS RUS Vladimir Voronkov
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 12
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold

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