Ivan Filin

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Ivan Filin (born March 10, 1926 in Kimovsk, Tula Oblast) is a retired marathon runner from the Soviet Union, who won the silver medal at the European Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, behind compatriot Sergei Popov. He is a two-time winner of the Soviet national marathon title (1955–1956), and won the 1957 edition of the Košice Peace Marathon.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1954 European Championships Bern, Switzerland 3rd Marathon 2:25:26.6
1957 Košice Peace Marathon Košice, Czechoslovakia 1st Marathon 2:23:57
1958 European Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd Marathon 2:20:50.6

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