|Full name||Alexander Gennadiyevich Legkov|
May 7, 1983 |
Krasnoarmeysk, Moscow Oblast, Russia
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|World Cup career|
|Updated on 2014-03-09.|
Alexander Gennadiyevich Legkov (Russian: Алексáндр Геннáдьевич Лëгков) (born 7 May 1983) is a Russian cross country skier who has been competing since 2002. He has five individual World Cup victories including one Tour de Ski title.
Legkov participated in three Winter Olympic Games (2006, 2010, 2014). Legkov finished in 4th place after a strong final push to catch then-leader Johan Olsson of Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympics' 30 km double pursuit . Olsson finished in third place with Legkov 1.2 seconds behind. Legkov's next best result was 8th place in the 4 x 10 km event at the 2010 Games in Vancouver.
|2006–07||20 January 2007||Rybinsk||30 km M Mass Start||World Cup|
|2008–09||8 March 2009||Lahti||15 km M Individual||World Cup|
|2010–11||28 November 2010||Kuusamo||25 km M||World Cup|
|2012–13||6 January 2013||Tour de Ski||90 km M||World Cup|
|16 March 2013||Oslo||50 km M Mass Start||World Cup|
Updated on 18 March 2013
- Karmanov, R.: "«Мой сын – Санька Лёгков...». Отец лидера сборной России открыл для «Советского спорта» то, что не рассказывал никому." Sovsport.ru, 8 December 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
- Biography of Alexander Legkov at the official FIS site
- Alexander Legkov at sports-reference.com
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