Eduard Matusevich

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Eduard Matusevich
Eduard Matusevich 1968.jpg
Eduard Matusevich in 1968
Personal information
Born (1937-11-16) 16 November 1937 (age 77)
Minsk, Belarus
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Speed skating
Club Dynamo Minsk

Eduard Antonovich Matusevich (Belarusian: Эдуард Антонавіч Матусевіч; born 16 November 1937) is a retired Soviet speed skater who won a gold, a bronze and a silver medal at the European championships in 1965, 1967 and 1968, respectively. He competed at the 1964 and 1968 Winter Olympics in the 1,500 m event and finished in sixth and eighth place, respectively.[1] He was all-round national champion in 1964–1966 and 1966 and won five individual titles in 1963–1966.[2]

His personal bests were[1]

  • 500 m – 40.6 (1968)
  • 1500 m – 2:04.5 (1968)
  • 5000 m – 7:35.1 (1965)
  • 10000 m – 15:43.6 (1968)

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