Mikhail Devyatyarov

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Mikhail Devyatyarov
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary 15 km
Silver medal – second place 1988 Calgary 4 × 10 km
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1987 Oberstdorf 4 × 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Oberstdorf 15 km

Mikhail Talgatovich Devyatyarov (Russian: Михаи́л Талга́тович Девятья́ров; born February 25, 1959 in Chusovoy) is a former Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed from 1982 to 1992, training at Armed Forces sports society in Perm. He took the gold medal in the 15 km classical and the silver medal in the 4×10 km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Devyatyarov also won two medals at the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in the 4×10 km relay and a bronze in the 15 km. He has taken two World cup victories.

Devyatyarov's son, Mikhail, Jr., is an active cross-country skier who won his first World Cup race in the men's sprint event at Stockholm on March 21, 2007.

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