Vladimir Osokin

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Vladimir Osokin in 1977
Personal information
Born (1954-01-08) 8 January 1954 (age 60)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Sport Cycling
Club Lokomotiv St. Petersburg

Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin (Russian: Владимир Юрьевич Осокин; born 8 January 1954) is a retired Soviet cyclist. He won a silver and a gold medal in the 4000 m team pursuit at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics, respectively; individually, he finished in fourth and fifth place.[1] Between 1975 and 1981 he won five silver medals in the individual and team pursuit at the world championships.

As a road racer, he finished second in the multistage Peace Race individually and first in the team competition in 1977.[2]

Osokin has a degree in engineering from the Kirov Leningrad Institute of Textile and Light Industry (now St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin". cycling archives. Retrieved 25 August 2012.