Valery Muratov

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Men's speed skating
Bronze Sapporo 1972 500 m
Silver Innsbruck 1976 500 m
Bronze Innsbruck 1976 1,000 m

Valery Alekseyevich Muratov (Russian: Вале́рий Алексе́евич Мура́тов) (born May 1, 1946 in Kolomna[1]) is a former ice speed skater from the USSR, who represented his native country in three consecutive Winter Olympics, starting in 1968 in Grenoble, France. He trained in Kolomna at Burevestnik and later at the Armed Forces sports society.[2]

In 1972 Muratov was awarded the Medal For Labour Heroism.[1]

World records[edit]

Discipline Time Date Location
500 m 0.39,09 January 9, 1970 Soviet Union Medeo
500 m 0.38,99 January 24, 1970 Soviet Union Medeo
1000 m 1.19,2 January 24, 1970 Soviet Union Medeo
500 m 0.38,73 January 29, 1970 Soviet Union Medeo
1000 m 1.16,92 March 17, 1975 Soviet Union Medeo
500 m 0.37,85 March 18, 1975 Soviet Union Medeo
Sprint combination 153.390 March 18, 1975 Soviet Union Medeo

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1973. p. 50. 
  2. ^ Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 424. 
  3. ^ "Valeri Moeratov". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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