Fyodor Simashev

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Fyodor Simashev
Medal record
Olympic Games
Men's cross-country skiing
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo 4 x 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1972 Sapporo 15 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Vysoké Tatry 4 x 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1974 Falun 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Vysoké Tatry 15 km

Fyodor Petrovich Simashev (Russian: Федор Петрович Симашев) (March 13, 1945 – December 19, 1997) was a Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed in the early 1970s, training at Dynamo in Moscow. He won the 4 x 10 km gold and the 15 km silver at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo for the USSR.

Simashev also won a complete set of medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, earning a gold medal in the 4 x 10 km (1970), a silver in the 4 x 10 km (1974), and a bronze in the 15 km (1970).

He was awarded Order of the Badge of Honor (1972).

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