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Igor Aleksandrovich Novikov

Igor Novikov, USSR Athlete, sports official.

Background

  • Novikov, Igor was born on October 19, 1929 in Drezna, Orekhovo-Zuevo district, Moscow Oblast’.

  • Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports, 1957. USSR champion (in the Erevan Dynamo team), 1953-1964. Olympic champion, 1956, 1964 (pentathlon).

      2 silver medals, 1960. World champion, 1957-1962. Honoured Coach of the USSR, 1968.

      Deputy chairman of the Sports Committee of the Armenian SSR from 1969. Vice-president of the International Modern Pentathlon and Biathlon Union from 1972.
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