Gennadi Volnov

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Gennadi Volnov
Medal record
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Basketball
Olympic Games
Gold 1972 Munich Men's team
Silver 1960 Rome Men's team
Silver 1964 Tokyo Men's team
Bronze 1968 Mexico City Men's team
World Championships
Gold 1967 Uruguay Men's team
Bronze 1963 Brazil Men's team
European Championships
Gold 1959 Turkey Men's team
Gold 1961 Yugoslavia Men's team
Gold 1963 Poland Men's team
Gold 1965 Soviet Union Men's team
Gold 1967 Finland Men's team
Gold 1969 Italy Men's team

Gennadi Georgievich Volnov (Russian: Геннадий Георгиевич Вольнов) (November 28, 1939 – July 15, 2008) was a Russian basketball player who played for the Soviet Union national basketball team from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. He was born in Moscow.

Volnov won the gold medal playing for the Soviet basketball team in the 1972 Summer Olympics. He won two silver medals at the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Volnov also won a gold medal at Mundobasket 1967, a bronze medal at Mundobasket 1963 and six Eurobasket gold medals (1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969).

He played for Moscow Burevestnik from 1956 to 1958. He spent most of his career playing CSKA Moscow (1958–1970) winning 10 Soviet championships (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970) and 3 Euroleague Championships (1961, 1963, 1969).

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