Yuri Nyrkov

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Yuri Nyrkov
Personal information
Full name Yuri Aleksandrovich Nyrkov
Date of birth (1924-06-29)June 29, 1924
Place of birth Vyshny Volochyok, Russian SFSR
Date of death December 20, 2005(2005-12-20) (aged 81)
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Yunye Pionery Stadium Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1947 GVSG ?
1948–1952 CDKA aka CDSA Moscow 68 (0)
1952 Kalinin City Team 3 (0)
1953 MVO Kalinin 0
1954 CDSA Moscow 23 (0)
National team
1952 USSR 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Yuri Aleksandrovich Nyrkov (Russian: Юрий Александрович Нырков) (June 29, 1924, Vyshny Volochyok, Russian SFSR – December 20, 2005, Moscow) was a Soviet football player.

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International career[edit]

Nyrkov made his debut for USSR on July 15, 1952, in an Olympics game against Bulgaria.

Personal[edit]

He served in the army in World War II. After his retirement from soccer he returned to service and eventually reached the rank of Major General.

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