Valery Gordeev

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Valery Gordeev (born 28 August 1952 in Georgia, Soviet Union)[1] is a former Soviet international speedway rider who reached the finals of the Speedway World Championship five times. His older brother Vladimir Gordeev is also a former rider who qualified for the World Final on three occasions and was sensationally disqualified in 1971 for using illegal fuel additives.

World Final appearances[edit]

Individual World Championship[edit]

World Team Cup[edit]


  1. ^ Oakes, Peter; Mauger, Ivan OBE, MBE (1976). Who's Who of World Speedway. Studio Publications (Ipswich) Ltd. ISBN 0-904584-04-6. 
  2. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5