Vladimir Osokin in 1977
8 January 1954 |
Saint Petersburg, Russia
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin (Russian: Владимир Юрьевич Осокин; born 8 January 1954) is a retired Soviet cyclist. He won a silver and a gold medal in the 4000 m team pursuit at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics, respectively; individually, he finished in fourth and fifth place. Between 1975 and 1981 he won five silver medals in the individual and team pursuit at the world championships.
Osokin has a degree in engineering from the Kirov Leningrad Institute of Textile and Light Industry (now St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design).
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