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Aleksandr Pavlovich Kurvnov

Aleksandr Kurvnov, USSR Athlete.

Background

  • Kurvnov, Aleksandr was born on July 8, 1934 in Gus’-Khrustalnyi, Vladimir Oblast’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Kazan’ Aviation Institute, 1963.

    Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports (heavy athletics), 1960. With Kazan’ Burevestnik. USSR champion, 1960. Olympic champion, 1960.

      European champion, 1960-1963. World champion, 1961-1963. Gold medal winner, XVIIth Olympic Games.

      World recorder-holder (light-heavy weight), 1958-1965. Plane designer in the military industry.
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    Died November 30, 1973
    (aged 39)
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