Nikolay Kolesnikov (sprinter)

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Nikolay Vasilyevich Kolesnikov (Russian: Никола́й Васильевич Коле́сников; born September 8, 1953 in Kargaly, Almaty, Kazakhstan) is a retired 100 metres runner who represented the USSR. He won a bronze medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics as well as the 60 metres at the 1978 European Indoor Championships. Kolesnikov trained at Burevestnik in Leningrad.

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Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 3rd 4x100 m relay
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 1st 60 metres

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