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Vladimir Mikhailovich Melan’in

Vladimir Melan’in, USSR Athlete.


  • Melan’in, Vladimir was born on December 1, 1933 in the village of Balyki, Kirov Oblast’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Kirov Pedagogical Institute, 1974.


    • Honoured Master of Sports (biathlon), 1962. With the Kirov Armed Forces Club. World champion, 1959 and 1962-1963.

      USSR champion, 1959 and 1966. Olympic champion, 1964 (20km race).
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