Vitaly Kurdchenko

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Vitaly Kurdchenko
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Kurdchenko in 1964
Personal information
Born (1940-09-23) 23 September 1940 (age 79)
Moscow, Russia
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
ClubSpartak Moscow

Vitaly Dmitriyevich Kurdchenko (Russian: Виталий Дмитриевич Курдченко, born 23 September 1940) is a retired Russian rower who had his best achievements in the coxed fours, partnering with Vladimir Yevseyev, Anatoly Tkachuk, Boris Kuzmin and Anatoly Luzgin. In this event, they won two European titles and a silver medal at the 1966 World Rowing Championships;[1] they finished in fifth place at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[2] Kurdchenko also competed in the coxed eights and won a European silver in 1969.[1]