Eduard Vinokurov

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Eduard Vinokurov
Personal information
Born (1942-10-30)30 October 1942
Bayzhansay, Kazakhstan
Died 10 February 2010(2010-02-10) (aged 67)
St. Petersburg, Russia
Sport
Sport Fencing

Eduard Teodorovich Vinokurov (Russian: Эдуард Теодорович Винокуров; October 30, 1942 – February 10, 2010)[1] was a Soviet Russian sabre fencer. He was born in the village of Baizhansai, South Kazakhstan Province, Kazakh SSR.

Fencing career[edit]

Vinokurov began fencing in 1956.[2]

He trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Leningrad.[3]

World Championships[edit]

A member of the USSR National sabre team since 1966, Vinokurov won the gold medal in the team competition at the World Championships in 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1974, and 1975.[4]

Olympic career[edit]

Vinokurov represented the Soviet Union in the team sabre event at the 1968, 1972, and 1976 Summer Olympics, winning 3 medals (gold in 1968 and 1976, and silver in 1972).[5][6]

Hall of Fame[edit]

Vinokurov, who was Jewish, was inducted in 2007 into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Russian) Profile at the Russian Fencing Federation
  2. ^ Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1973. p. 116. 
  3. ^ Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 538. 
  4. ^ "Vinokurov, Eduard". Jews In Sports. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Eduard Vinokurov". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  6. ^ "Eduard Vinokurov Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  7. ^ "Eduard Vinokurov". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 

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