Sergey Savelyev

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Sergey Savelyev
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
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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