Anatoly Yarkin

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Born (1958-11-11) 11 November 1958 (age 55)
Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport Cycling
Club VS Kuybyshev

Anatoly Nikolayevich Yarkin (Russian: Анатолий Николаевич Яркин; born 11 November 1958) is a retired Soviet cyclist. He was part of the Soviet team that won the time trial event at the 1980 Summer Olympics. Individually, he finished in sixth place in the road race, helping Sergei Sukhoruchenkov and Yuri Barinov to win the race.[1][2] Next year, he won a silver medal in the team time trial at the 1981 UCI Road World Championships.[3]

He retired from the Soviet team in 1984, but a few years later competed for a club in Chile. After that he worked as a cycling coach in Samara and later as a popularizer of mountain biking in Tolyatti.[4][5]