Igor Aleksandrovich Novikov
Igor Novikov, USSR Athlete, sports
Novikov, Igor was born on October 19, 1929 in Drezna, Orekhovo-Zuevo district, Moscow Oblast’.
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.