Titov at the 1966 World Cup in Dortmund
|Full name||Yuri Yevlampiyevich Titov|
|Country represented||Soviet Union|
November 27, 1935 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (150 lb)|
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
Yuri Yevlampiyevich Titov (Russian: Юрий Евлампиевич Титов; born 27 November 1935) is a former Russian gymnast, Olympic champion and four times world champion, who competed for the Soviet Union. He won a total of nine Olympic medals from three Olympic games (1956, 1960 and 1964).
Titov competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne where he won a gold medal in team combined exercises with the Soviet team (with Viktor Chukarin, Valentin Muratov, Boris Shakhlin, Albert Azaryan and Pavel Stolbov). He also won an individual silver medal in horizontal bar, and bronze medals in all-around and vault. He won silver and bronze medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and two silver medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Titov won 14 medals at the European gymnastics championships.
Titov was president of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for twenty years, from 1976 to 1996. As the FIG President, he was also a member of International Olympic Committee in 1995-1996. He was president of the Russian Artistics Gymnastics Federation from 2004 until 2006 and then first vice president.
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