Vasily Borisov

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Vasily Borisov
Vasily Borisov 1954.jpg
Borisov at the 1954 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1922-12-12) 12 December 1922 (age 96)
Mayaki, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine[1]
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
SportRifle shooting
ClubDynamo Moscowref name=dynamo/>

Vasily Fyodorovich Borisov (Russian: Василий Фёдорович Борисов; born 12 December 1922) is a retired Soviet rifle shooter. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in five individual events and won a gold, a silver and a bronze medal.[2] Between 1954 and 1966 Borisov won more than 20 medals at the world championships. At the 1954 World Championships, he and his teammate Anatoli Bogdanov won 13 medals each, cleansweeping most rifle events.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grigory Chernevich, ed. (2003). Dynamo. Encyclopedia. OLMA Media Group. p. 247. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6.
  2. ^ Vasily Borisov. sports-reference.com