Nikolay Kolesnikov (sprinter)

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Nikolay Vasilyevich Kolesnikov (Russian: Никола́й Васильевич Коле́сников; born September 8, 1953 in Kargaly, Almaty, Kazakhstan) is a retired 100 metres runner who represented the USSR. He won a bronze medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics as well as the 60 metres at the 1978 European Indoor Championships. Kolesnikov trained at Burevestnik in Leningrad.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 3rd 4 × 100 m relay
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 1st 60 metres


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