Valery Likhachov

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Born (1947-12-05) 5 December 1947 (age 66)
Novosheshminsk, Tatarstan, Russia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport Cycling
Club Trud Gorky

Valery Nikolayevich Likhachov (Russian: Валерий Николаевич Лихачëв; born 5 December 1947) is a retired Russian cyclist. He was part of the Soviet team that won the 100 km team time trial event at the 1970 UCI Road World Championships and the 1972 Summer Olympics; individually, he finished in 34th place in the road race in 1972.[1]

In 1972, he also won the Tour du Maroc and Tour de la Province de Namur. Next year he won six stages of the Peace Race, finishing third overall; in 1975, he won three stages individually, and the overall race in the team competition.[2]


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