Vladimir Alikin

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Vladimir Alikin
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Alexandrovich Alikin
Born (1957-05-10) 10 May 1957 (age 59)
Dolgy Mot, Nytvensky District, Perm Oblast, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Burevestnik Perm
Olympic Games
Teams 1 (1980)
Medals 2 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams 3 (1979, 1981, 1982)
Medals 4 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 5 (1978/79–1982/83)
Individual victories 1
Individual podiums 5

Vladimir Alexandrovich Alikin (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович Али́кин; born 10 May 1957) is a Soviet former biathlete.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Alikin was born in the village of Dolgy Mot near the settlement of Novoilyinsky in the Nytvensky District of the Perm Oblast. He began cross-country skiing in 1969 at Children and Youth Sport School and biathlon - in 1977. From 1979 he trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. At the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York Alikin won a gold medal with the USSR relay team and he also won a silver medal in the sprint event. In the World Championships he has four medals: bronze in 10 km sprint in 1982, and three relay bronze medals in 1979, 1981, and 1982. He also won the 1980 Biathlon World Cup in 10 km sprint and USSR Championships in the same event.[2]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (1 gold, 1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
United States 1980 Lake Placid 8th Silver Gold

World Championships[edit]

4 medals (4 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
West Germany 1979 Ruhpolding 8th 4th Bronze
Finland 1981 Lahti 24th 15th Bronze
Soviet Union 1982 Minsk 13th Bronze Bronze
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Individual victories[edit]

1 victory (1 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1980–81
1 victory
(1 In)
28 January 1981 West Germany Ruhpolding 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vladimir Alikin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Shteinbakh, Valeri (2006). "Аликин Владимир Александрович". Great Olympic Encyclopedia (in Russian). vol. 1. Moscow: Olympia Press. ISBN 5-94299-088-3. 
  3. ^ "Vladimir Alikin". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 

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