Sergey Savelyev

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Sergey Savelyev
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Innsbruck 30 km
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Innsbruck 4 × 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Lahti 30 km

Sergey Petrovich Savelyev (Russian: Серге́й Петро́вич Саве́льев; December 26, 1948 in Raychikhinsk, Amur Oblast – October 29, 2005 in Moscow [1]) is a retired Russian cross-country skier who represented the USSR.

Savelyev trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. He won two medals at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck with a gold in the 30 km and a bronze in the 4×10 km. Savelyev also won the 30 km event at the 1978 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti. Savelyev was awarded Order of the Badge of Honor (1976).

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  1. ^ "Sergey Savelyev". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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