Vladimir Kuzin

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Vladimir Kuzin
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Gold 1954 Falun 30 km
Gold 1954 Falun 50 km

Vladimir Semyonovich Kuzin (Russian: Владимир Семёнович Кузин; July 15, 1930 – October 5, 2007) was a former Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the 1950s, training at Dynamo in Leningrad. Born in Lampozhnya, Arkhangelsk Oblast, he earned a gold medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. He also finished 5th in the 30 km event in those same Olympics.

Kuzin's best successes were at the 1954 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, where he earned two golds (30 km, 50 km).

In 1957 he was awarded Order of Lenin. He defended a dissertation for the Candidate of Biological Science degree.

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