Aleksey Kamkin

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Aleksey Kamkin
RIAN archive 492350 Alexei Kamkin, Valery Dolinin, Aleksandr Kulagin, Vitaly Eliseyev crop.jpg
Kamkin, Dolinin, Kulagin and Eliseyev at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born 15 October 1952 (1952-10-15) (age 64)
Kaliningrad, Russia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Sport Rowing
Club VS Leningrad

Aleksey Dmitrievich Kamkin (Russian: Алексей Дмитриевич Камкин, born 15 October 1952) is a retired Russian rower who had his best achievements in the coxless fours, together with Valeriy Dolinin, Aleksandr Kulagin and Vitaly Eliseyev. In this event they won a world title in 1981 and silver medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics and 1982 World Rowing Championships.[1][2][3]

After retiring from competition Kamkin worked as a rowing coach at the national level. Between 1984 and 1991 he coached the Soviet Army team and prepared two national champions.[4]