Prokurorov (left) in 2002
|Born||March 25, 1964|
|Died||October 10, 2008 (aged 44)|
Alexey Alexeyevich Prokurorov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич Прокуро́ров; March 25, 1964 – October 10, 2008) was a Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed in the late 1980s and 1990s for both the Soviet Union and Russia.
At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, Prokurorov earned a total of six medals. This included one gold (30 km: 1997), one silver (10 km: 1997), and four bronzes (50 km: 1989, 4x10 km: 1993, 30 km: 1995, 10 km + 15 km combined pursuit: 1997). He also won the 50 km event twice at the Holmenkollen ski festival (1993, 1998). He also won the Russian championship title 13 times.
Prokourorov retired after the 2001/2002 season at the age of 39. After retirement, he was Chief coach of the Russian women cross-country skiing team. He received state honors for his services to sports.
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- Holmenkollen medalists Archived February 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. - click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
- Alexi Prokourorov at the International Ski Federation
- Убийцу Прокуророва ждет суд, gazeta.ru
- Олимпийский чемпион Алексей Прокуроров погиб в ДТП, gazeta.ru.
- "Former Olympic champion skier Alexei Prokurorov dies at age 44". The Canadian Press. Moscow. 2008-10-10. Retrieved 2008-10-11.[dead link]