Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov (1940)

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Not to be confused with the Soviet canoeist Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov (1952).
Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1966 East Berlin K-4 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1970 Copenhagen K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1971 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1963 Jajce K-1 4 x 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1973 Tampere K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1966 East Berlin K-4 1000 m

Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov (Russian: Владимир Иванович Морозов) (Sometimes shown as Vladimir Morosov, born March 4, 1940 in Krasnovodsk, Turkmen SSR[1]) is a retired sprint canoeist from USSR. Morozov trained at Armed Forces sports society in Krasnovodsk and later in Kiev.[2]

Morozov began canoeing in 1957 and became a member of the USSR National Team in 1963.[1] He won gold medals for the USSR at three consecutive Olympics between 1964 and 1972.

Morozov also won six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-4 1000 m: 1970, 1971; K-4 10000 m: 1966, two silvers (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1963, K-4 1000 m: 1973), and a bronze (K-4 1000 m: 1966). Morozov was awarded two Orders of the Red Banner of Labour (1969, 1972).[2]


  1. ^ a b Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1973. p. 98. 
  2. ^ a b Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 386.