Vladimir Alikin

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Vladimir Alikin
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1980 Lake Placid 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver 1980 Lake Placid 10 km sprint
World Championships
Bronze 1982 Minsk 10 km sprint
Bronze 1982 Minsk 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze 1981 Lahti 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze 1979 Ruhpolding 4 × 7.5 km relay

Vladimir Alexandrovich Alikin (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович Али́кин; born May 10, 1957 in the village of Dolgy Mot near the settlement of Novoilyinsky, Nytvensky District, Perm Oblast) is a retired Soviet/Russian biathlete.

Alikin began cross-country skiing in 1969 at Children and Youth Sport School and biathlon - in 1977. From 1979 he trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. At the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York Alikin won a gold medal with the USSR relay team and he also won a silver medal in the sprint event. In the World Championships he has four medals: bronze in 10 km sprint in 1982, and three relay bronze medals in 1979, 1981, and 1982. He also won the 1980 Biathlon World Cup in 10 km sprint and USSR Championships in the same event.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shteinbakh, Valeri (2006). "Аликин Владимир Александрович". Great Olympic Encyclopedia (in Russian). vol. 1. Moscow: Olympia Press. ISBN 5-94299-088-3. 

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