Nikolay Anikin

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Nikolay Anikin
Nikolay Anikin by Ivan Isaev from Russian Ski Magazine.JPG
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 4 x 10 km
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley 4 x 10 km
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley 30 km
World Championships
Silver 1958 Lahti 4 x 10 km

Nikolay Petrovich Anikin (Russian: Николай Петрович Аникин; January 25, 1932, Ishim, Tyumen Oblast, Russia, USSR - November 14, 2009, Duluth, Minnesota, United States) was a Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the late 1950s and early 1960s, training at Dynamo in Moscow.

Medals[edit]

He earned three medals at the Winter Olympics with two medals in the 4x10 km relay (gold: 1956, bronze: 1960) and a bronze in the 30 km (1960). He also earned a silver medal in the 4x10 km relay at the 1958 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

Awards[edit]

He was awarded Order of the Badge of Honor (1957).

Death[edit]

Anikin died from cancer at his home in Duluth, Minnesota, aged 77.[1]

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