Nikolay Chernetskiy

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Nikolay Chernetskiy
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Born November 29, 1959

Nikolay Nikolayevich Chernetskiy (Russian: Николай Николаевич Чернецкий; born November 29, 1959 in Frunze, Kirgiz SSR[1]) is a retired track and field sprinter from the Soviet Union.

He is known for winning the gold medal in the men's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 1980 Summer Olympics and at the inaugural 1983 World Championships (with Aleksandr Troshchilo, Sergey Lovachov, and Viktor Markin, clocking a total time of 3:00.79 min).

He trained at Armed Forces sports society in Moscow.


  1. ^ (Russian) Great Olympic Encyclopedia, vol.1-2, Moscow: Olympia Press Publisher, 2006, entry on "Чернецкий", available online