Yevgeny Samsonov

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Yevgeny Samsonov
Personal information
Birth name Yevgeny Borisovich Samsonov
Born 15 September 1926
Moscow
Died 30 September 2014(2014-09-30) (aged 88)
Moscow
Sport
Sport Rowing

Yevgeny Borisovich Samsonov (Russian: Евгений Борисович Самсонов, 15 September 1926 – 30 September 2014[1]) was a Russian rower who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

In 1952 he won the silver medal as crew member of the Soviet boat in the eight event.

Four years later he was part of the Soviet boat which was eliminated in the semi-final of the eight competition.

In 1953–1955 he won three years in a row European championship as crew member of the Soviet boat in the eights event.

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