Igor Tselovalnikov

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Igor Tselovalnikov
Personal information
Born(1944-01-02)2 January 1944
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Died1 March 1986(1986-03-01) (aged 42)
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportCycling
ClubBurevestnik Kharkiv

Ihor Vasilyevich Tselovalnikov (Russian: Игорь Васильевич Целовальников; Ukrainian: Ігор Васильович Целовальников; 2 January 1944 – 1 March 1986) was a Soviet cyclist. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics in the 2000 m tandem sprint and finished in fifth and first place, respectively.[1] Tselovalnykov represented the Burevestnik of the Ukrainian SSR.

Nationally he won four titles in the tandem sprint (1967, 1971–1974) and one in the 1000 m track time trial.[2]

He graduated from the University of Kharkiv with a degree in economics (1969) and then from the Saint Petersburg Military Institute of Physical Education (1977).[2] Between 1969 and 1972 he served in the Soviet Army, and after 1977 worked as a lecturer at the Kharkiv Military School of Missile Troops[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ihor Tselovalnykov Archived 18 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Целовальников Игорь Васильевич. Olympic Encyclopedia (2006). yandex.ru
  3. ^ ЦЕЛОВАЛЬНИКОВ ИГОРЬ ВАСИЛЬЕВИЧ. s-k.org.ua