Sergei Popov (athlete)
Sergei Konstantinovich Popov (September 21, 1930 - June 25, 1995 in Saint Petersburg) is a retired marathon runner from the Soviet Union, who won the gold medal at the European Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. He did so in a new world record time of 2:15:17. Popov is a three-time winner of the Soviet national marathon title (1957–1959).
|Representing the Soviet Union|
|1958||European Championships||Stockholm, Sweden||1st||Marathon||2:15:17.0|
|1959||Košice Peace Marathon||Košice, Czechoslovakia||1st||Marathon||2:17:45|
- "Sergei Popov". Спорт в Бурятии (Russian). Retrieved 2012-10-31.
|Men's Marathon World Record Holder
August 24, 1958 – September 10, 1960
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