Soviet Union at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Soviet Union at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union (dark version).svg
IOC codeURS
NOCSoviet Olympic Committee
in Squaw Valley
Competitors62 (49 men, 13 women)[1] in 8 sports
Flag bearerNikolai Sologubov
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
7
Silver
5
Bronze
9
Total
21
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
 Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
 Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Armenia (1994–)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Georgia (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
 Moldova (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Ukraine (1994–)
 Uzbekistan (1994–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Tajikistan (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (1996–)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Maria Gusakova Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Gold Yevgeny Grishin Speed skating Men's 500 m
 Gold Yevgeny Grishin Speed skating Men's 1500 m
 Gold Viktor Kosichkin Speed skating Men's 5000 m
 Gold Klara Nesterova-Guseva Speed skating Women's 1000 m
 Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 1500 m
 Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 3000 m
 Silver Lyubov Baranova Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Silver Radya Yeroshina
Maria Gusakova
Lyubov Baranova
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 x 5 km relay
 Silver Viktor Kosichkin Speed skating Men's 10000 m
 Silver Natalya Donchenko Speed skating Women's 500 m
 Silver Valentina Stenina Speed skating Women's 3000 m
 Bronze Aleksandr Privalov Biathlon Men's 20 km
 Bronze Nikolay Anikin Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
 Bronze Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
 Bronze Radya Yeroshina Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Bronze Soviet Union men's national ice hockey team
Ice hockey Men's competition
 Bronze Nikolay Gusakov Nordic combined Men's individual (15 km)
 Bronze Rafael Grach Speed skating Men's 500 m
 Bronze Boris Stenin Speed skating Men's 1500 m
 Bronze Tamara Rylova Speed skating Women's 1000 m

Alpine skiing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Stalina Korzukhina Downhill 1:46.5 19
Giant slalom 1:45.7 21
Slalom 58.5 59.9 1:58.4 7
Yevgeniya Kabina Downhill 1:46.7 20
Giant slalom 1:50.0 31
Slalom 1:03.3 1:01.0 2:04.3 18
Lyubov Volkova Downhill 1:49.2 23
Giant slalom 1:48.9 30
Slalom 1:00.8 1:16.5 2:17.3 30

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Aleksandr Privalov 20 km 1:34:54.2 3 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Vladimir Melanin 20 km 1:35:42.4 4 4
Valentin Pshenitsyn 20 km 1:36:45.8 3 5
Dmitry Sokolov 20 km 1:38:16.7 5 6

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Nikolay Anikin 15 km 52:55.0 10
30 km 1:52:28.2 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
50 km 3:10:13.9 13
Aleksandr Gubin 15 km 53:29.1 15
Aleksey Kuznetsov 30 km 1:54:23.9 8
50 km 3-11:47.0 15
Ivan Lyubimov 50 km 3:25:06.4 18
Pavel Morshchinin 15 km 53:36.6 16
Anatoly Shelyukhin 30 km 1:58:21.3 15
Gennady Vaganov 15 km 52:18.0 4
30 km 1:52:49.2 4
50 km 3:05:27.6 7
Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin
Relay 4 x 10 km 2:21:21.6 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Women
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Lyubov Baranova 10 km 40:04.2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Maria Gusakova 10 km 39:46.6 1st, gold medalist(s)
Alevtina Kolchina 10 km 40:12.6 4
Radya Yeroshina 10 km 40:06.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Radya Yeroshina
Maria Gusakova
Lyubov Baranova
Relay 3 x 5 km 1:05:02.6 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Figure skating[edit]

Athlete Event Points Places Rank
Nina Zhuk
Stanislav Zhuk
Pairs 72.3 38.6 6
Ludmila Belousova
Oleg Protopopov
Pairs 68.6 60.5 9

Ice hockey[edit]

Men
Pos. No. Player Team
GK Nikolai Puchkov
GK Yevgeny Yerkin
D Nikolai Sologubov
D Yury Baulin
D Nikolay Karpov
D Genrikh Sidorenkov
D Alfred Kuchevsky
F Veniamin Alexandrov
F Aleksandr Almetov
F Konstantin Loktev
F Mikhail Bychkov
F Vladimir Grebennikov
F Yury Tsitsinov
F Viktor Yakushev
F Yevgeny Groshev
F Stanislav Petukhov
F Viktor Pryazhnikov
Preliminary round
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
 Soviet Union 2 2 0 0 16 4 4
 Germany 2 1 1 0 4 9 2
 Finland 2 0 2 0 5 12 0
19 February 1960Soviet Union 8–0
(3–0, 3–0, 2–0)
 Germany
20 February 1960Soviet Union 8–4
(2–1, 4–0, 2–3)
 Finland
Final round
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
 United States 5 5 0 0 29 11 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 31 12 8
 Soviet Union 5 2 2 1 24 19 5
 Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 0 21 23 4
 Sweden 5 1 3 1 19 19 3
 Germany 5 0 5 0 5 45 0
22 February 1960
13:00
Soviet Union 8–5
(3–2, 2–1, 3–2)
 Czechoslovakia
24 February 1960
15:30
Soviet Union 2–2
(0–0, 0–0, 2–2)
 Sweden
25 February 1960
13:00
Soviet Union 7–1
(0–1, 4–0, 3–0)
 Germany
27 February 1960
13:30
United States 3–2
(1–2, 1–0, 1–0)
 Soviet Union
28 February 1960Canada 8–5
(3–0, 1–3, 4–2)
 Soviet Union
 Bronze

Nordic combined[edit]

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Leonid Fyodorov Individual 15 km 202.0 17 1:02:13.1 225.548 15 427.548 16
Nikolay Gusakov Individual 15 km 212.0 10 58:29.4 240.000 1 452.000 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Dmitry Kochkin Individual 15 km 219.5 2 1:01:32.1 228.194 11 447.694 5
Mikhail Pryakin Individual 15 km 200.5 21 1:00:25.7 232.452 9 432.952 12

Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event First round Final
Points Rank Points Total Rank
Leonid Fyodorov Normal hill 97.2 26 95.9 193.1 27
Nikolay Kamenskiy Normal hill 110.2 3 106.7 216.9 4
Nikolay Shamov Normal hill 103.2 15 107.4 210.6 10
Koba Zakadze Normal hill 107.0 7 104.1 211.1 9

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Yury Malyshev 41.2 10
Gennady Voronin 40.7 5
Rafael Grach 40.4 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Yevgeny Grishin 40.2 OR 1st, gold medalist(s)
1500 m Lev Zaytsev 2:22.1 31
Gennady Voronin 2:14.7 12
Boris Stenin 2:11.5 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Yevgeny Grishin 2:10.4 1st, gold medalist(s)
5000 m Oleg Goncharenko 8:06.6 6
Valery Kotov 8:05.4 5
Viktor Kosichkin 7:51.3 1st, gold medalist(s)
10000 m Nikolajs Štelbaums DSQ
Vladimir Shilykovsky 17:13.9 20
Viktor Kosichkin 15:49.2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Klara Nesterova-Guseva 46.8 6
Tamara Rylova 46.2 4
Natalya Donchenko 46.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
1000 m Lidiya Skoblikova 1:35.3 4
Tamara Rylova 1:34.8 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Klara Nesterova-Guseva 1:34.1 1st, gold medalist(s)
1500 m Valentina Stenina 2:29.2 5
Klara Nesterova-Guseva 2:28.7 4
Lidiya Skoblikova 2:25.2 1st, gold medalist(s)
3000 m Tamara Rylova 5:30.0 9
Valentina Stenina 5:16.9 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Lidiya Skoblikova 5:14.3 1st, gold medalist(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. International Olympic Committee (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 2008-03-28.