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Valentin Grigor’evich Mankin

Valentin Mankin, USSR Athlete.

Background

  • Mankin, Valentin was born on August 19, 1938 in the village of Belokorovichi, Zhitomir Oblast’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Kiev Institute of Building Engineers, 1962.

    Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports (sailing), 1968. From 1968, with the Kiev Armed Forces Club. USSR champion, 1959-1977.

      Olympic champion. 1968 (Finn class), and 1972 (Tempest class) with V. Dyrdyra. World and European champion, 1973 (Tempest class). European champion, 1979 (Zvezdnyi class).
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