Vladimir Kondra

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Vladimir Kondra
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Grigorevich Kondra
Born (1950-11-16) November 16, 1950 (age 66)
Russia
Olympic medal record
Men's Volleyball
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Team

Vladimir Grigorevich Kondra (Russian: Владимир Григорьевич Кондра, born November 16, 1950) is a Russian former volleyball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summer Olympics, in the 1976 Summer Olympics, and in the 1980 Summer Olympics. After his retirement, he became a successful volleyball coach, working most notably in CSKA Moscow, Olympiacos and the French men's national team.

He was born in Vladikavkaz.

In 1972 he was part of the Soviet team which won the bronze medal in the Olympic tournament. He played all seven matches.

Four years later he won the silver medal with the Soviet team in the 1976 Olympic tournament. He played all five matches.

At the 1980 Games he was a member of the Soviet team which won the gold medal in the Olympic tournament. He played all six matches.

He coached CSKA Moscow from 1988 to 1991, winning two CEV Champions League titles (1989, 1991) and three Soviet Championships (1989, 1990, 1991). In 1992 he became head coach of Greek powerhouse Olympiacos and coached them to 2 Greek Championships, 2 Greek Cups and 2 CEV Champions League Final Four participations (3rd place in 1993, 4th place in 1994).

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