Valentin Muratov

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Valentin Muratov
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born Serpukhov
Died Moscow
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Valentin Ivanovich Muratov (Russian: Валентин Иванович Муратов, July 30, 1928 - October 6, 2006) was a Russian gymnast, Olympic champion and world champion who competed for the Soviet Union. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises.[1]

He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne where he received gold medals in floor exercises, long horse vault and team combined exercises, as well as a silver medal in rings.[2]

World championships[edit]

Muratov won a gold medal in horizontal bar at the 1954 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Rome, and also received silver medals in floor exercise and all-around, and a bronze medal in rings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 29, 2008)
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 29, 2008)